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Wedgwood Key Bank robbed this morning

Posted by Mike on February 7th, 2013

Police say the Key Bank in Wedgwood was robbed about a half-hour ago.

Here’s their report:

A lone male robbed the Key Bank in the 7300 Block of 35th Avenue NE on Thursday morning, around 10:45 am.

The suspect is described as an unknown race male, approximately 5’09, 140, wearing a black hooded jacket,blue jeans, and a partial black mask covering the lower part of his face. He was also carrying a black backpack.

The suspect entered the bank, pointed a gun at the teller, and then jumped over the counter and took money out of the teller drawer. He then fled out of the bank on foot, last seen running south.

Officers arrived quickly after receiving the 911 call and are currently searching the area. Several area schools have been notified and are taking the necessary precautions.



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1 reader comments so far ↓

  • 1 Ryan // Feb 7, 2013 at 2:50 pm

    Wasn’t this bank already robbed not that long ago? What is it with banks on 35th being so much easier to rob? I get coffee next to the Key bank all the time and there is always a guard outside their front door.