Big beard bandit wanted in bank heist

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WANTED IN TRI-CITIES —   A big beard bandit is wanted for a stick-up at a Pasco bank.  Police responded to the armed robbery in progress at Bank of the West, on 1115 W. Clark St. at 9:32 a.m. May 1.

No one was hurt during the robbery and nothing was taken.  However, the suspect wearing a fake beard and grey hat with earflaps got away.

Police say he’s white or Hispanic, between 5’10” and 6’0′, heavy set, and somewhat muscular.

If you know who he is, and turn him in, you’re guaranteed a $1,000 cash reward.bigbeardbanditclose

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CRIME STOPPERS: 1-800-222-TIPS

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