A Wednesday rush hour bank heist on First Hill lasted about 10 minutes and ended with the suspect in handcuffs only a few blocks from the robbery.
Police tracked down the suspect in the just after 5 PM robbery at the Sound Credit Union just a few blocks off Madison where he reportedly sought refuge at the nearby St. James Cathedral.
According to East Precinct radio updates, the suspect dressed all in black walked into the 1100-block credit union around 5:10 PM and handed over a note demanding $200. Staff handed over two $100 bills and the suspect fled the scene.
He was arrested about 10 minutes later and identified by a witness. There were no reported injuries.