January 23, 2013 at 5:07 PM
FBI looking for mustachioed bandit who robbed Kirkland bank
The Federal Bureau of Investigation is looking for the so-called Mustachioed Bandit who committed an armed robbery of a Kirkland bank Tuesday.
The robber demanded cash from a Chase Bank located inside a Red Apple Market in the 6600 block of 132nd Avenue Northeast and fled the scene in a minivan, which he entered on the passenger side. The vehicle is described as a late 90s or early 2000s, forest-green Dodge or Plymouth Voyager.
The suspect is described as a white or Hispanic male in his 20s standing between 5-foot-4 and 6 feet. He weighs between 145 and 190 pounds and was wearing a fake mustache during the robbery. He is considered armed and dangerous.
Anyone with information is asked to call the FBI at 206-622-0460 or Crime Stoppers at 800-222-8477. Crime Stoppers is offering a $1,000 reward for information leading to an arrest and charge, but only to people who call them with information before calling the FBI.
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