From the King County Sheriff's Office:
King County Sheriff’s Detectives have identified and arrested a 21 year Seattle man for attempting to rob the Key Bank in White Center on July 13th.
On July 18th detectives sent a bulletin to the media with a photo of the suspect taken during the robbery asking for the public’s help indentifying him. Detectives said they received numerous tips from citizens in the White Center area who said they recognized the suspect after seeing his picture on local media sites.
Detectives located and arrested the suspect late Wednesday evening near S177 and 1st Ave S. The suspect was booked into the King County Jail.
Original Post 7/18/2012
The King County Sheriff’s Office is asking for the public’s help identifying a man who robbed a bank last Friday afternoon in the White Center area, northwest of Renton.
The incident occurred at the Key Bank in the 9600 block of SW 17th around 4 p.m on July 13. The suspect entered the bank and produced a note demanding money. The suspect fled on foot northbound towards Roxbury.
The suspect is described as a white man, between 24 and 27-years-old, 5-feet, 6-inches-to-5-feet, 8-inches tall with a skinny build. He was last seen wearing glasses, a dark zippered hoodie, a dark t-shirt, and gray knit cap.
If you have information about this crime please call the King County Sheriff’s Office at 206-296-3311
Crime Stoppers is offering a $1,000 reward for information leading to an arrest and charges in this case. You can remain anonymous. Call 1-800-222-TIPS.
**You must call Crime Stoppers with the tip in order to be eligible for the reward!**