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Everett lawyer arrested in attempted bank robbery

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EVERETT, Wash. (AP) - An Everett lawyer has been arrested in what police describe as an attempted bank robbery last month.

The Daily Herald reports that Richard Evan Kriger had a fake beard, dark glasses and gloves when he showed up at a Banner Bank branch Dec. 13, with a note demanding tens of thousands of dollars.

Court documents say Kriger surrendered when police converged on the bank. Investigators said he gave a convoluted story that a troubled relative who was outside the bank would start shooting people if Kriger didn't go through with it.

But police said Kriger couldn't explain why he had a disguise.

Kriger is a civil attorney who in late 2016 completed a two-year suspension for mismanaging a trust account involving his son. Prosecutor says Kriger still owes $50,000, roughly the amount that was demanded in the robbery.

Information from: The Daily Herald, http://www.heraldnet.com

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