Spokane Valley Sheriff’s Major Crimes Detectives are investigating an armed robbery of the Umpqua Bank located at 11205 E. Sprague in Spokane Valley.
The robbery occurred just after 9:30 a.m., when an employee reported a male entered the bank, displayed a gun and demanded money. The suspect left the west side of the bank, ran to a vehicle parked on the northwest side and drove away.
Witnesses describe the suspect as a white male, 5’06” – 5’10” with a heavier build and a larger, round nose. He was wearing a black hoodie, blue jeans, brown work boots and a black mask covering his face.
The vehicle he fled the scene in was described as a green/teal, 2-door passenger car, possibly a Ford or Saturn.
The bank branch is closed at this time as Spokane Valley Deputies and Detectives continue their investigation.
Anyone with information regarding this incident is urged to call Crime Check at 509-456-2233.