• Impatient robber runs from bank without cash


    LAKE STEVENS, Wash. - Lake Stevens police said a man who demanded money from a teller ended up running out before he had any cash in hand.

    Police said officers responded to a report of a robbery Friday, Jan. 3 at the Wells Fargo Bank at 309 91st Avenue Northeast at 5:54 p.m.

    Investigators said the man demanded money but became impatient and ran out.

    A K-9 unit from the Snohomish Police Department helped with a search for the man, but he was not found.

    The man is described as black, in his 20s, 5 feet 9 inches to 6 feet tall with a slender build.  He was wearing a black Raiders baseball cap, a black hooded sweatshirt, red shirt and black pants. He was wearing gray or black sneakers with white soles that were possibly the Adidas brand and lime green gloves.

    Anyone who recognizes the man or has information about the robbery attempt is asked to call Detective Nelson at 425-334-9537 or call the Lake Stevens police tip line and leave a voicemail at 425-377-3214.

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