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Gunman robs bank in west Spokane

UPDATED: Mon., Nov. 14, 2011, 2:03 p.m.

A masked gunman robbed a bank in west Spokane today.

The man demanded money from a teller at Chase Bank, 2215 W. Northwest Blvd., about 10:50 a.m. before fleeing with an undisclosed amount of cash.

He was seen walking southbound on Hemlock. Witnesses reported him driving away in a brown or tan, possibly late 70s or early 80s four-door sedan with a broken left rear window that was covered with cardboard and tape.

The robber is described as white, 5-foot-9, with a husky build, dark hair and 25 to 30 years.

Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Check at (509) 459-2233.

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