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April 24, 2012 at 2:03 PM

Police release photos of Rainier Beach bank robber

Surveillance photo of the man who robbed a Rainier Beach Bank this afternoon. (Seattle police photo)

Surveillance photo of the man who robbed a Rainier Beach Bank this afternoon. (Seattle police photo)

Seattle police are looking for this man after he robbed a Rainier Beach bank branch this afternoon.

At around 1:15 p.m., the man walked into a bank inside a grocery store near 51st Avenue South and Rainier Avenue South and demanded money from a teller. He then walked out.

 The man is black and in his 40s, 5-feet-6 and 150 pounds, with a small mustache and a beard. He wore  a green hat, yellow vest and gray shirt.

If you recognize the man in these surveillance photos, call 911. Anonymous tips are welcome.

Another surveillance photo of the Rainier Beach bank robber. (Seattle police photo)

Another surveillance photo of the Rainier Beach bank robber. (Seattle police photo)

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