Police search for suspect after reported Broadway bank hold-up

Seattle Police were searching for the suspect in a Saturday morning bank robbery after a man reportedly tried to hold up the Broadway Umpqua branch with a box cutter.

Police were called to the area around the 500 block of Broadway E just after 11:30 AM to a report the suspect had threatened a teller and fled the bank. It was not clear if he had made off with any money.

The suspect was described as a black male in his 20s, around 6-foot tall with a thin build, wearing a black jacket with the hood up. He also reportedly was wearing glasses and had “afro” style hair.

Police searched the area and a K9 unit was deployed in the area around Broadway Hill Park at Federal and Republican. The search was still underway as of noon.

There were no reported injuries.

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One thought on “Police search for suspect after reported Broadway bank hold-up

  1. You know your life is pretty much over when you’re robbing banks with a BOX CUTTER. I’m sure that punk enjoyed flashing the cash to his Facebook friends. And spending it on stupid stuff.

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