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UPDATE: Bank Robbery At Banner Bank Inside Safeway On Market And Empire

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**Press release from SPD**

SPOKANE, Wash. - Spokane Police Detectives are investigating the robbery of a Banner Bank in north Spokane this afternoon.  Anyone who recognizes the suspect in the photos is asked to call Crime Check 456-2233. 

At approximately 12:40 today, Spokane Police Officers responded to a call of a bank robbery at the Banner Bank in the 3900 block of N. Market Street in north Spokane. The suspect approached the tellers and handed them a note demanding money.  No weapon was seen.  He fled the bank and headed northbound along the east side of a nearby Safeway with an undisclosed amount of cash.

The suspect is described as a:

·         white male with blondish-brown hair

·         between 5'9" and 6'2"

·         age 35-40

·         with a stocky build

·         wearing a long sleeve white shirt and blue jeans

·         He was also wearing a straw "farmer style" hat and glasses

 Anyone with information on this incident is asked to call Crime Check at 456-2233.

**PREVIOUS COVERAGE**

SPOKANE, Wash. - We have just confirmed there was a bank robbery at the Banner Bank inside the Safeway on Market and Empire.

A man in his 30's or 40's, walked up to the teller and handed her a note demanding money and saying he was armed. He left with an undisclosed amount of money.

Police are currently working on getting surveillance video.

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