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Pendleton Police Looking for Bank Robbery Suspect

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PENDLETON, Ore. - Pendleton police are looking for a woman they say robbed a bank Monday in Pendleton.

Officers say around 10 a.m. the suspect went up to a bank teller at the US Bank,at 105 SW Court Ave., and handed the teller a note. They say the woman did not speak, display a weapon, or threaten to have one. The note demanded money with the threat of something similar to, "…or we will kill you."

Police say the suspect is a Native American in her twenties, between 5'04" to 5'08", weighing 135-180 lbs. Witnesses say after robbing the bank, she waded across the Umatilla River and left from the north side, near the Main Street Bridge.

Anyone with information can call the Pendleton Police Department at 541-276-4411 or the 24-hour dispatch Center at 541-966-3651.