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May 23, 2014 at 4:36 PM

Renton police ask public’s help after grocery-store bank robbery

Renton police are seeking the public's help in identifying a bank robbery suspect. (Renton Police Department)

Renton police are seeking the public’s help in identifying a bank robbery suspect. (Renton Police Department)

Renton police are seeking the public’s help in identifying a man who robbed a bank branch inside a Safeway in downtown Renton this afternoon.

The man robbed an Alaska Federal Credit Union branch inside the store shortly before 1 p.m., according to the Renton Police Department. He presented a demand note to one of the tellers, then fled on foot with an undisclosed amount of money. He is described as being in his 20s or 30s, about 5-foot-2, with a medium build.

Anyone with information is asked to call 911 or contact Detective Jeff Templeton at 425-430-7500 and refer to case number 14-5763.

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