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Detectives investigating bank robbery on W. Francis

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SPOKANE, Wash. -

Spokane County Major Crimes detectives are investigating a bank robbery that happened at Inland Northwest Bank located at 518 W. Francis in North Spokane Tuesday morning.

The Spokane County Sheriff's Office reports a bank employee called 911 to report the robbery just before 11 a.m. The suspect entered the bank, approached the teller and demanded money. He told the teller he had a gun, but did not show a weapon. He was last seen running from the bank on foot.

Deputies with the sheriff's office set up a perimeter and searched the area with a K9, but were unsuccessful in finding him.

A dye pack given to the suspect with the money exploded once the suspect left, possibly straining him with red ink. That suspect is described as a white man, about 5 feet 7 inches tall with a medium build. He's thought to be between 25 and 35 years old, with blond curly hair, which may have been a wig. He was wearing a newer red Los Angeles-Anaheim Angels baseball cap with sticker attached, a black jacket/sweatshirt and blue jeans.

Anyone with information regarding the robbery or can help identify the suspect is asked to call Detective Staley at 509-477-3160.

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