• Detectives release surveillance photos from Kent bank robbery


    KENT, Wash. - Kent police detectives are asking for the public’s help to identify a man wanted for the robbery of a Chase Bank branch in Kent.

    The robbery occurred at 13207 Southeast 272nd Street on Kent's East Hill Sept. 9.

    Police said the man entered the bank at about 4:26 p.m., approached a bank teller at the counter and gave the teller a note that implied he had a gun, though no weapon was seen.

    The robber fled with an undisclosed amount of cash.

    The robber is described as white, 25-30 years old, about 6 feet tall with a medium build. He was wearing a flannel shirt with a gray hooded sweatshirt underneath, black Converse shoes and dark sunglasses. He was also described as possibly having light facial hair.

    Anyone with information about the man or the robbery is asked to contact the Kent Police Department tip line at 253 856-5808.

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