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Police searching for ‘Buccaneer Bandit’ bank robber

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KENT, Wash. — Kent police detectives are hoping the public can help identify a man wanted for a Kent bank robbery.

According to police, the suspect, known as the ‘Buccaneer Bandit’ entered a Key Bank at 20520 108 Avenue SE on Tuesday, Feb. 12. The man, wearing a bandanna around his head, approached a bank teller with a note demanding cash. The suspect was given an undisclosed amount of money and then fled the bank on foot.

The suspect is described as an “unkempt” white or light-skinned black male, in his mid-30s and about 6’3″ with a medium build by Kent police. He may have had possible face tattoos and tattoos on his hands.

Members of the community with information are asked to contact the Kent Police Tip line at (253) 856-5808.

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