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Bank Robbery Cash Found In Bushes

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A fleeing robber apparently threw the cash he had just taken from a Spokane Valley bank branch into the bushes outside the bank Monday morning after a dye-pack exploded in his plastic money bag.

Authorities believe all of the money taken during the 9:15 a.m. robbery at the Seafirst bank branch at 8505 E. Sprague was recovered.

No weapon was displayed during the robbery, Sheriff’s Department spokesman David Reagan said.

The robber, a man in his 20s, was last seen walking west along railroad tracks behind a car dealership a couple of blocks away from the bank, Reagan said. A sheriff’s dog tracked the suspect’s scent for several blocks, but did not find the man.

The suspect was described as white, 6 feet tall and 170 pounds. He was wearing a white baseball cap with a dark-colored brim, a green sweat shirt with a white T-shirt underneath, dark pants and white tennis shoes.

One of the witnesses said the man may have had a mustache and may have been wearing glasses, Reagan said. , DataTimes

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