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November 18, 2014 at 1:37 PM

FBI: Man in rubber mask robs 4 Seattle banks in past month

Who was that masked man? The FBI and Seattle Safe Streets Task Force would like to know. The bank robber dubbed “The Man in the Rubber Mask” is believed to have robbed at least four different banks in Seattle since Oct. 16, most recently Friday near Green Lake. During the robberies the man has worn a different…

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November 12, 2014 at 4:43 PM

FBI: ‘Roscoe Bandit’ bank robber arrested in Oregon

The man believed to be Washington bank robber known as the “Roscoe Bandit” was arrested Wednesday in Oregon, the FBI said. Around 3 p.m., police in Grants Pass arrested William Mitchell, 55, a man believed to be responsible for four bank robberies in Washington, including two in Seattle, since July 28, the FBI said. A federal arrest warrant had…

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November 7, 2014 at 11:41 AM

Seattle bank robber suspected in Olympia, Spokane heists

Update at 3:43 p.m.: The FBI now believes the so-called “Roscoe Bandit” robbed a bank Friday in Spokane. The robbery was reported at the Numerica Credit Union on West Riverside Avenue. Maybe they ought to call him the “Cross-Country Bandit.” Original post: The FBI says the bank robber dubbed the “Roscoe Bandit” has struck again, this time…

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November 4, 2014 at 10:10 AM

2 Seattle schools on alert following bank robbery

Update at 10:26 a.m.: The shelter-in-place alerts for Laurelhurst and Bryant elementary schools have been lifted, according to a school district tweet. Original post: Students in two Seattle elementary schools are in shelter-in-place mode after a nearby bank was robbed, according to Seattle Public Schools. Police said a man who displayed a handgun robbed a Key Bank branch in the 4700 block of 25th…

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October 30, 2014 at 12:52 PM

SPD searching for bank robber in Wedgwood area

Seattle police are searching a Northeast neighborhood for a suspect in a bank robbery. The robbery occurred around noon in the 7300 block of 35th Avenue Northeast, in the Wedgwood area, according to tweets from the Seattle Police Department. The suspect is a man in his 50s, about five feet, four inches tall. He was wearing a…

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October 16, 2014 at 12:12 PM

North Seattle bank robbery prompts school alert

  Update at 12:34 p.m.: Seattle Public Schools says the shelter-in-place pracuations have been lifted at Bryant, Eckstein, View Ridge, Wedgwood and Thornton Creek schools. Original post: Seattle police are searching for a bank robber believed to be armed, prompting several Wedgwood-area schools to go on alert. The robbery was reported near the 7500 block of 35th Avenue Northeast. The robber is described as…

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October 15, 2014 at 11:31 AM

Tacoma robbery suspect dies from getaway crash

The Associated Press TACOMA — A bank robbery suspect who crashed while fleeing police in Tacoma has died. The Pierce County Medical Examiner’s Office says the man died Tuesday afternoon. Police say he had robbed at KeyBank branch and was speeding away from officers Tuesday when his car collided with a van at an intersection. KOMO reports three people…

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October 14, 2014 at 1:06 PM

Man waits for police after Bellingham bank robbery

The Associated Press BELLINGHAM — A man walked into a bank branch in Bellingham Tuesday morning, gave a teller a robbery note and then walked outside and waited for police. The Bellingham Herald reports the man did not attempt to flee and did not resist when police arrested him. The newspaper says the robbery happened at the Banner…

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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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