Crime

Man robs U.S. Bank branch in Puyallup

This man robbed the U.S. Bank branch at 222 39th Ave. SE, according to Puyallup police.
This man robbed the U.S. Bank branch at 222 39th Ave. SE, according to Puyallup police. Courtesy

A man robbed a U.S. Bank branch in Puyallup on Monday before fleeing, according to Puyallup police.

The man did not show a weapon about 2:05 p.m. when he demanded money from a teller at the bank, 222 39th Ave. SE, Capt. Bob Thompson wrote in a news release.

The robber wore a black hat, black sunglasses and a brown jacket, and spoke with a Latino accent, Thompson wrote. The man ran to a waiting vehicle, described as a newer dark blue SUV, possibly a Jeep model.

Surveillance cameras captured images of the man.

Anyone with information about the robbery is asked to call 243-770-3343.

Kenny Ocker: 253-597-8627, @KennyOcker

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