Crime Stoppers is offering a $1,000 reward for information leading to the arrest and charge of a bank robbery suspect who struck a Bellevue and Issaquah Bank last week, according to a press release sent by the Federal Bureau of Investigations.
A bank robbery occurred at the at 3712 150th Ave SE in Bellevue on July 21 at 10:35 a.m., according to Crime Stoppers. The same person is believed to have robbed the Sterling Savings Bank at 705 Gilman Boulevard in Issaquah on July 22 just after 2 p.m., according to Crime Stoppers. Crime Stoppers issued images from the surveillance video from the Issaquah incident as a way to identify the suspected bank robber.
According to Crime Stoppers the man was described as white, in his 40s, having a height of 6-feet to 6-feet, 2-inches, and a heavy build.
Crime Stoppers advises that people who see suspects call the tip line is 1-800-222-8477. Do not apprehend the suspect. The man's photo and the poster is attached to this story.
-- Information from Puget Sound Crime Stoppers and the Federal Bureau of Investigations