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Police looking for suspect in Proctor-area bank robbery

Post by Alexis Krell / The News Tribune on Jan. 7, 2013 at 3:09 pm |
January 7, 2013 3:10 pm

A masked man robbed a Key Bank in the 3900 block of North 26th Street this morning, according to Tacoma police.

He entered the bank at 11:25 a.m., demanded money, and yelled at the teller to hurry, police spokeswoman Loretta Cool said.

The suspect did not show a weapon or imply that he had one.

“I think just by his demeanor she (the teller) felt fairly threatened,” Cool said.

The man demanded $50 and $100 bills, and pointed to a particular drawer, Cool added.

The suspect is described as a white man, about 5 foot 11, medium build, with a long blonde beard.

He wore blue jeans, a green shirt, a plaid coat with a dark blue hood, blue gloves and a red mask that had slits for his eyes.

Anyone with information is asked to call Tacoma-Pierce County Crime Stoppers at 253-591-5959. Tips are anonymous, and callers can receive up to a $1,000 reward.

Tacoma-Pierce County Crime Stoppers photo
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