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Ellensburg bank robbery suspect behind bars

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ELLENSBURG, Wash. -- A suspect involved in a bank robbery in Ellensburg is now in custody.

Ellensburg Police, the FBI, and other agencies worked together to track down Michael Lar. Lar is from Seattle, and suspected of robbing the Yakima Federal Savings and Loan bank back on January 15th.

Victims say the suspect was armed with multiple weapons and forced them into the bank's vault. That is when he took the money and left.

During the investigation, officers served 11 search warrants and conducted numerous interviews.

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