Robber hits Burien bank twice in 1 week


This man robbed the same Key Bank in Burien/Normandy Park on 9/23 and 9/30.

BURIEN, Wash. - King County Sheriff’s Office detectives are asking for the public’s help identifying a man who robbed a Key Bank in Burien twice in September.

On Sept. 23 about 12:50 p.m., the man entered the Key Bank in the 17800 block of First Avenue South and gave a teller a note demanding money.

He was described as white, in his 30s, 6 feet tall, with a slender build.  He was last seen wearing a dark blue hooded rain jacket and jeans.

On Monday, Sept. 30, about 3:45 p.m., the same man entered the same bank, implied that he had a weapon and demanded money.  He was last seen wearing a black hooded sweatshirt with white writing and blue jeans.

Police said in each of the robberies, the man walked away with an undisclosed amount of money.

Crime Stoppers will pay a cash reward of up to $1,000 for any information leading to the arrest and charges filed for anyone involved in the robberies. Anyone with information about the robberies is asked to call 1-800-222-TIPS.