Spokane Police Investigating Bank Robbery on the South Hill

Cpl. Teresa Fuller

Thursday, September 22, 2016 at 7:35 p.m.

The Spokane Police Department is investigating a bank robbery at the Bank of America at 29th and Southeast Blvd. on Spokane’s South Hill. The incident occurred Thursday afternoon. The suspect indicated in a note he had a firearm and demanded money, then fled on foot.

This afternoon, September 22, 2016, just before 5:00pm, Spokane Police received a report of a robbery at the Bank of America in the 2500 block of east 29th. The suspect entered the business, handed a note to the teller stating he had a handgun and demanded money. He fled on foot with an undisclosed amount of money.

Officers arrived on scene within four minutes of the initial call, but were unable to locate the suspect.

The suspect is described as a white male, late 30’s to early 40’s, approximately 5 feet 10 inches-6 feet tall approximately 200-220lbs. He was wearing a dark grey long-sleeved shirt, black shoes, black hat and camo shorts.

This investigation is ongoing. Officers spoke to witnesses and processed the scene, including pulling surveillance footage in the area. The Major Crimes Unit will continue to follow up on this incident.

Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Check at 456-2233.

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