Arrow-right Camera

The Spokesman-Review Newspaper The Spokesman-Review

Friday, October 23, 2020  Spokane, Washington  Est. May 19, 1883
Clear Night 26° Clear
News >  Spokane

Robbery Suspect’s Description Released

From Staff And Wire Reports

Police on Friday released a description of the man who robbed the Lincoln Heights branch of Washington Trust Bank on Thursday. Witnesses said the robber was a white male in his 30s, about 5-foot-8 with a slender build, brown hair and sideburns.

The man entered the bank at 3008 E. 29th at about 2:15 p.m. wearing a ski mask, said police spokesman Dick Cottam. The man went to three tellers and took cash.

The robber pulled off the mask when he left the bank and then ran west, Cottam said.

Police found articles of clothing that the robber had worn inside the bank. An immediate search of the area turned up no suspect.

The FBI is investigating the robbery.

Anyone with information about the robbery is asked to call Crime Check at 456-2233.

, DataTimes

The Spokesman-Review Newspaper

Local journalism is essential.

Give directly to The Spokesman-Review's Northwest Passages community forums series -- which helps to offset the costs of several reporter and editor positions at the newspaper -- by using the easy options below. Gifts processed in this system are not tax deductible, but are predominately used to help meet the local financial requirements needed to receive national matching-grant funds.

Subscribe to the Coronavirus newsletter

Get the day’s latest Coronavirus news delivered to your inbox by subscribing to our newsletter.


New health insurance plans available November 1 through Washington Healthplanfinder

 (Photo courtesy WAHBE)
Sponsored

Fall means the onset of the cold and flu season.