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First Hill bank held up by face-masked man

Complete with a COVID-19 crisis appropriate face mask, a man walked into a First Hill bank Monday afternoon, handed over a note demanding cash, and fled from the scene in a full sprint in a noon-hour hold-up.

According to Seattle Police, the suspect in the threatened armed hold-up just before 1 PM was last seen running north on Minor from the Bank of America. Madison was briefly closed to traffic during the police response.

Police say the suspect, described as a black male in his 40s, around 6′, and wearing a light button down shirt over a darker shirt, and with his face covered by a light green mask, walked to a teller window around 12:42 PM and handed over a note demanding cash before fleeing the bank at the corner of Madison and Minor.

A search for the suspect was not immediately successful. The FBI is investigating the heist, SPD says.

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Free Money Folks, no gun needed
Free Money Folks, no gun needed
1 year ago

Would have gotten more from his COVID-19 economic stimulus relief check.

Alex S.
Alex S.
11 months ago

First he would need to have had an actual job. Most people in that profession don’t file tax returns, or ever contribute a dime to society