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Bank robbery reported in Spokane Valley

Thu., June 18, 2009, 4:59 p.m.

Spokane Valley Police are investigating the robbery of the Banner Bank branch located at 1521 N. Argonne Road.

At 4:45 p.m. today, a white male entered the bank and told a teller that it was a robbery. He repeated himself several times, but no weapon was displayed, according to a police news release.

Afterward, the suspect left the bank southbound on Argonne Road on foot.

The suspect was initially described as a white male in his 50s wearing a light gray hooded sweatshirt, a baseball cap and sunglasses. The hood of the sweatshirt was down.

The suspect was about 5-feet-8 and 150 pounds. It is not known what was taken. No one was injured during the incident, police said.

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

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