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September 15, 2014 at 4:35 PM

Police: Suspect shot in head in Lakewood attempted bank robbery

The Associated Press UPDATE, 9 p.m. | The bank suspect is believed to be the same man who soon turned up at a local hospital and was taken to surgery. No one else was hurt Monday afternoon. The News Tribune reports that Lt. Chris Lawler says the wounded man is expected to survive. He was believed to…

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September 15, 2014 at 9:52 AM

Man wanted for bank robbery arrested at Oregon Frisbee tourney

The Associated Press EUGENE, Ore. — A man wanted for an armed bank robbery in New York eluded authorities for four years until they caught up with him while he played at an ultimate Frisbee tournament in Oregon. KVAL-TV says police in Eugene, Ore., arrested Jahson Marryshow around 5 p.m. Sunday. The Ulster County sheriff’s office in New…

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September 10, 2014 at 8:12 AM

Did Whidbey Island bank robber buy time with hoax call?

CLINTON (AP) — An Island County sheriff’s officer says the man who robbed a bank on Washington’s Whidbey Island may have also placed a hoax 911 call moments earlier to make a bogus report of a murder and divert officers’ attention. KOMO-TV reports that Detective Ed Wallace says a masked man armed with a…

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August 27, 2014 at 10:19 AM

FBI: Fast robber hits 2 banks in Kent and Auburn

Police are hoping you recognize this fast-working bank robber after he hit two banks within the same hour on Aug. 18. He’s been dubbed the “Quick-Change Bandit” because he changed clothes between the two bank robberies in Kent and Auburn, according to the FBI. Detectives also believe he may have also robbed a Lakewood bank on Aug. 16. He is described as a black man…

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August 19, 2014 at 3:23 PM

Suspected ‘Alabama Band Bandit’ captured near Everett

Police on Tuesday arrested a man believed to be the so-called “Alabama Band Bandit,” suspected of robbing at least five banks in Snohomish, King and Whatcom counties. Members of the Snohomish County Violent Offender Task Force found a vehicle believed to be associated with the 40-year-old Woodinville man in the 100 block of 128th Street…

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July 30, 2014 at 10:02 AM

Police say ‘Roscoe Bandit’ has hit 2 Seattle banks this week

The Seattle Safe Streets Task Force says a man nicknamed the “Roscoe Bandit” is responsible for two bank robberies this week in Seattle. The robberies happened Monday at the HomeStreet Bank branch on East Broadway; and Tuesday at the Wells Fargo Bank on Third Avenue, according to an FBI news release. “Roscoe” is described as a light-skinned…

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July 29, 2014 at 12:10 PM

Police: Robbers have hit 5 banks in King, Pierce counties

The Associated Press TACOMA — Authorities are looking for a trio of robbers they say have hit five banks in eight days this month in Pierce and south King counties. The Tacoma News Tribune reports Tuesday that three men are in their 20’s. The men wore baseball hats and sunglasses, and worked as lookouts for each other…

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July 28, 2014 at 1:13 PM

Gun-wielding robber hits Capitol Hill bank

Seattle police are looking for this man after he robbed a Capitol Hill bank this morning. The man walked into the Homestreet Bank in the 700 block of Broadway East, whipped out a handgun and demanded money, police said. The man fled before police could arrive, ditching the jacket he was wearing. The man appears to be in his 20s…

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July 24, 2014 at 11:16 AM

Suspect, security guard shot at Central District bank

A security guard and second man were critically injured by gunfire Thursday morning as both men fought over the guard’s handgun outside a Central District bank, Seattle police said. The shooting happened just after 11 a.m. outside a Bank of America branch at 23rd Avenue South and South Jackson Street. Police believe the bank guard…

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