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Reward offered for information on Umpqua Bank robber

UPDATED: Wed., Nov. 6, 2019

 (Spokane County Sheriff’s Department)
(Spokane County Sheriff’s Department)

Crime Stoppers of the Inland Northwest and the Washington Bankers Association are offering a $1,000 reward for information leading to the identification and arrest of an unknown woman who robbed an Umpqua Bank branch in Spokane in August.

A woman who said she had a knife demanded money from the Umpqua Bank on North Division Street north of Hawthorne Road on the afternoon of Aug. 12.

Spokane County sheriff’s deputies responded and searched the area after the suspect fled on foot however the search was unsuccessful.

The suspect is believed to be a white female in her 20s or 30s of medium height and thin build, with shoulder-length light or sandy hair and purple or blue highlights, according to the Spokane County Sheriff’s Office.

Those with information can call Crime Stoppers at (800) 222-TIPS.

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