March 7, 2012 in City

Another bank robbed in Spokane, police say

From staff reports
Spokane Police Department photo

Spokane police Cpl. Jon Strickland fingerprinting the door of Sterling Savings bank, 103 E. Queen Ave., after a robbery Wednesday.
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A robbery has been reported at Sterling Savings bank at 103 E. Queen Ave. in north Spokane.

Police believe the robber may be the same man who robbed U.S. Bank at West Garland Avenue and North Lincoln Street Monday about 12:30 p.m., said Officer Jennifer DeRuwe, spokeswoman for the Spokane Police Department.

Police responded to today’s robbery about 9:50 a.m.

Police used a dog to try to track the robber, who is described as a black man, 6-feet and about 200 pounds, wearing a black mask, blue hooded sweatshirt and black jeans.

He ran north on foot with an undisclosed amount of money.

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