• Police: Man robs Monroe bank


    MONROE, Wash. - Police are looking for a man who robbed a Monroe bank Friday.


    The robbery happened at the Union Bank in the 200 block of West Main Street after 5:30 p.m.


    According to police, the man came into the bank and passed a note to the teller demanding money. A weapon was implied but not seen.


    The teller gave the man an unspecified amount of cash, and he fled the area on foot.


    Police described the robber as a white man, mid -40s, wearing a brown coat, camouflage hat and work boots. He has dark brown hair and a full dark-brown beard interspersed with gray.


    The Monroe Police Department will continue to investigate the incident.


    Anyone with information about the robbery is urged to call the Monroe Police Department at 360-794-6300 or the anonymous tip line at 360-863-4600.

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