Downtown Bank Robbery Scene Photos

As reported elsewhere, 3rd Ave between Cherry and Columbia is shut down as a result of a bank robbery and bomb threat. According to an FBI spokesperson, the robbery occurred at Washington Federal Savings and the robber left behind a backpack and a note indicating the backpack may contain a bomb. This happened at about 9:15. He's still on the loose, but the building has been evacuated and the bomb squad called in.

Below are some pics from the scene. Thanks to tipper NPC.

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Looking south toward the scene

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Looking north.

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It's wreaking havoc on bus traffic.

 
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