Followup: White Center bank robber photo – recognize him?

July 18, 2012 at 2:00 pm | In Crime, West Seattle news, White Center | 16 Comments

Last Friday afternoon, multiple tips led us to report on a helicopter and ground search in Highland Park related to a bank robbery in White Center. Today, the King County Sheriff’s Office has gone public with a photo of the robber – so we’re sharing it here as well as on our WC site:

The King County Sheriff’s Office is asking for the public’s help identifying a man who robbed a bank last Friday afternoon in the White Center area.

The incident occurred at the Key Bank in the 9600 block of SW 17th around 4pm on July 13th. The suspect entered the bank and produced a note demanding money. The suspect fled on foot northbound towards Roxbury.

The suspect is described as a white man, 24-27, 5’ 6”- 5’8” with a skinny build. He was last seen wearing glasses, a dark zippered hoodie, a dark t-shirt, and gray knit cap.

If you have information about this crime please call the King County Sheriff’s Office at 206-296-3311

Crime Stoppers is offering a $1,000 reward for information leading to an arrest and charges in this case. You can remain anonymous. Call 1-800-222-TIPS.

**You must call Crime Stoppers with the tip in order to be eligible for the reward!**

16 Comments

  1. if he’s from around here someone will recognize him soon enough….punk!

    Comment by onceachef — 4:21 pm July 18, 2012 #

  2. This guy looks a lot like me.

    For the record, I did NOT rob a bank. Sorry for the confusion.

    Comment by brian — 4:50 pm July 18, 2012 #

  3. a little GPS in the money pack would have nabbed this guy within minutes.

    Comment by Joel — 5:00 pm July 18, 2012 #

  4. He may not have gotten away with any money, according to what we first heard from a KCSO Sgt. last Friday, but it’s kind of like burglary – if you break in and don’t take anything, you’re still a burglar; in this case, he’s still a robber – TR

    Comment by WSB — 5:08 pm July 18, 2012 #

  5. Unless he is from out of state, he’s toast with that image.

    Comment by CandrewB — 6:20 pm July 18, 2012 #

  6. So he gave them a note which said what? Did he indeed get some loot? Was it a dare ? I dare ya to go and give my friend this note and scare the bleep out of her/him. Wish there was more info about these kind of things.

    Comment by Cindertang — 7:18 pm July 18, 2012 #

  7. Giving more information could compromise the investigation, and that’s why you don’t get intricate details. The note demanded money. Specific wording, don’t know – TR

    Comment by WSB — 8:29 pm July 18, 2012 #

  8. I hope he’s been caught by now! I know a lot of tips have been called in. He belongs in prison he’s a low life heroine addict!

    Comment by Yeah09 — 9:30 pm July 18, 2012 #

  9. Yeah09-if he is a heroine addict he probably isn’t robbing banks!

    Comment by mehud7 — 6:33 am July 19, 2012 #

  10. I didn’t know robbing banks and heroine were mutually exclusive.

    Comment by J19 — 12:38 pm July 19, 2012 #

  11. Some heroines can be high maintenance. Just saying.

    Comment by newnative — 1:42 pm July 19, 2012 #

  12. I think it is “brian” from the above post. I’ve watched Law & Order a few times and can recognize when someone is trying to lead us away from the trail…

    Comment by 4thGenWestSide — 3:04 pm July 19, 2012 #

  13. I wonder is he knows how to spell stewped. Not too bright trying that nowadays. At BofA yesterday I noticed a camera at each window right about eye level. I wasn’t planning on robbing that bank that day, but if I was….I bet I would have bagged it.

    Comment by Sprite in WS — 4:16 pm July 19, 2012 #

  14. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-UHOgkDbVqc
    I have a gub…

    Comment by Carraig na Splinkeen — 9:22 pm July 19, 2012 #

  15. ok , off topic, BUT with cameras at every teller you’d think B of A would be able to prove I made that visa payment they claim I didnt make. Duh they’ve got me on video making the payment! .

    Comment by Sophista-tiki — 2:17 am July 20, 2012 #

  16. Smile for the camera, smartie pants.

    Comment by West Seattleite — 5:51 pm July 20, 2012 #

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