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U.S. Bank robbed in northwest Spokane

UPDATED: Mon., March 5, 2012, 2:45 p.m.

A bank was robbed at gunpoint in northwest Spokane today.

Spokane police responded about 12:30 p.m. to the robbery at U.S. Bank at West Garland Avenue and North Lincoln Street.

The robber ran with a bag of cash but dropped it in the parking lot of the Garland Theater after a red dye pack exploded.

He’s described as a black man in his mid 30s wearing a gray sweatshirt with his face covered.

The FBI is now investigating.


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