• Robber hits Burien bank twice in 1 week


    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. 

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