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Police searching for suspect who robbed Juanita bank at gunpoint

A suspect stole money from a Juanita Wells Fargo Bank Wednesday night after displaying a gun. - CONTRIBUTED PHOTO
A suspect stole money from a Juanita Wells Fargo Bank Wednesday night after displaying a gun.
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The Juanita Branch of the Wells Fargo Bank was robbed just before 5:30 p.m. tonight by a male adult. The suspect entered the bank and displayed a handgun while demanding the money.

The Kirkland Police Department responded and was on scene within 90 seconds of the call going out.  Several employees and customers were inside the bank at the time of the robbery with no injuries reported.

The suspect left on foot prior to police arrival and a K9 track was not successful.  The suspect is described as a white male adult 30-40 years of age.

He wore a black half-mask pulled up over his mouth and nose along with a blue hooded jacket. The male had blue eyes, light colored eyebrows, and carried a black bag. The suspect was described as approximately 5’ 10” tall with a thin build.

The investigation is ongoing at this time and Kirkland Police have not confirmed if the US Bank robbery in Renton had any connection.

For more information about the incident please contact ­­­­­­­­­­­Lieutenant John Haslip at 425-587-3424 or jhaslip@kirklandwa.gov

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