Man hands teller $20, then robs bank of $100

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Bank Robbery Suspect – photo courtesy: Tacoma-Pierce County Crime Stoppers

SUMMIT — The surveillance picture is so good, police should be able to catch this bank robber in no time.

Police say he held up a Columbia Bank branch inside a Summit grocery store last Friday, according to The News Tribune.

He handed the teller a $20 bill, and a note asking for $100 more, the newpaper reports.  The branch is located inside the Summit Trading Co. Food & Drug on the 10400 block of Canyon Road East.

The suspect is described as a Pacific Islander in his 40’s.   He is 5′ 9″, with a heavy build, large belly, black hair, thin goatee, and at least one missing tooth.  He was wearing a black Levis t-shirt with a motorcycle on the front and silver basketball shorts.

If you know who he is, please call Tacoma-Pierce County Crime Stoppers at 253-501-5959.

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