Des Moines Police Seeking Public’s Help In Identifying This Bank Robber

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Des Moines Police announced Wednesday (Dec. 15th) that they’re seeking the public’s help in identifying a female bank robbery suspect, who robbed the US Bank located in the Safeway at 21401 Pacific Hwy. South in Des Moines on Thursday, Dec. 9th.

The suspect is described as a white female, around 50 years old, standing around 5’4″ with a thin build, brown hair, medium complexion and wearing a purple hooded coat and black gloves. No vehicle was seen.

Police believe this suspect may have committed several other bank robberies in the area.

Here are two surveillance camera photos of the suspect:

According to police:

On Thursday 12/09/10 at approximately 1845 hours, the above photographed and described suspect entered the Safeway store located near the corner of S 216th St. and Pacific Hwy South.

The suspect passed a demand note informing the teller that she was in possession of a handgun and a demand for money.

The suspect was last seen exiting the store and no suspect vehicle was identified.

This suspect is believed to be of similar description to several other bank robberies throughout our region.

If you have any information on this suspect, please contact Detective Ross Stuth at 206-870-7615 or via e-mail at [email protected]

You can also call Crime Stoppers of Puget Sound at 1-800-222-TIPS.

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5 Responses to “Des Moines Police Seeking Public’s Help In Identifying This Bank Robber”
  1. lisa says:

    looks like a guy in the photo….are the police sure its a female?

  2. Rainycity says:

    I`m sure that was a typo…

  3. Star says:

    I was looking at the photo thinking that there is no way that’s a female….lol

  4. jan says:

    Looks like she needs a good electrolisist! I agree w/ Lisa, looks like a man to me.

  5. Stephen Lamphear says:

    Male or female, that one ugly mutt.

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