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UPDATED: Three men rob bank in Lakewood

Post by Stacey Mulick / The News Tribune on Oct. 20, 2010 at 3:24 pm with 5 Comments »
October 20, 2010 5:12 pm
Surveillance image of a man who robbed a Lakewood bank/Released by Lakewood Police Department

Lakewood police were searching for three men who robbed a bank in the Oakbrook area this morning.

Two of the men went into the Key Bank, 8017 Steilacoom Blvd. S.W., shortly after 9:15 a.m. while a third waited outside and served as a lookout. One of the suspects wielded a gun during the robbery, police reported.

The suspects demanded cash. After receiving an undisclosed amount of money, the men left the bank, police reported.

Officers and a police dog searched the area but did not find the bandits. A nearby school was locked down for a short time during the search.

The suspects were described as black and about 5 feet 9 with a medium build. One wore a bandana over part of his face.

Tacoma-Pierce County Crime Stoppers is offering up to $1,000 for information leading to arrests and charges filed in the bank heist. Tipsters may remain anonymous.

Reach Crime Stoppers at 253-591-5959.

Leave a comment Comments → 5
  1. WarmNfuzziOne says:

    There’s gotta be at least one pic of the guy without the gun before his face…and he’s touching something right there. How about prints?

  2. I saw the patrol cars racing down Steilacoom Blvd this morning and wondered if it was related to the unmarked car that had it lights on in front of the Key Bank, seems it was. Hope it isn’t a Western State patient again, like the one in Lakewood a few years back.

    BTW, WarmNfuzziOne; he seems to be reaching for but not actually touching anything.

  3. Novelist3 says:

    Why in the world haven’t these banks learned yet?
    Put bulletproof glass between the tellers and the customers. Key Bank gets robbed all the freaking time, and you know why? Because any idiot with a gun can just walk in, point it at a teller and get cash.
    I’m almost tempted to say that these banks deserve it.

  4. omega629 says:

    There were 3 of them. Doubt they were from Western State. They needed money for some 22’s son!!!

  5. Beowulf50 says:

    Camera’s pointing everywhere but where these Sh@tbirds were. Yep. Good security set up Key Bank. Making it easy for the uneducated. What next complimentary firearmes for felons???

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