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FBI seeks suspected bank robber

Alex Wesley Jenkins is a suspect in a Coeur d’Alene bank robbery (Coeur d’Alene Police Department)
Alex Wesley Jenkins is a suspect in a Coeur d’Alene bank robbery (Coeur d’Alene Police Department)

Police and the FBI are searching for a man they believe attempted to rob the Bank of America branch at 501 W. Appleway Ave. in Coeur d’Alene Wednesday morning.

A man entered the bank around 11:45 a.m. Wednesday and passed a note to a teller demanding money, according to a news release from the FBI’s North Idaho Violent Crimes Task Force. The man left before police arrived and no weapon was seen.

The suspect has been identified as 35-year-old Alex Wesley Jenkins. He is described as white, about 5 feet 8 inches tall and 175 pounds with brown hair and brown eyes. He has lived in the Post Falls and Moyie Springs areas.

Anyone with information on Jenkins’ whereabouts is asked to call the Coeur d’Alene Police Department at (208) 769-2320.

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