Key Bank robbed March 18

March 21, 2011

UPDATED — 11 a.m. March 22, 2011

Newcastle bank robber, March 18, 2011

Police are searching for this man, who robbed Key Bank in Newcastle, 6917 Coal Creek Parkway S.E., just before 12:30 p.m. March 18.

A man robbed Key Bank, 6917 Coal Creek Parkway S.E., just before 12:30 p.m. March 18.

The man walked in the store and delivered a hand-written note to the teller explaining that he was robbing the bank, King County Sheriff’s Office spokesman John Urquhart said. The teller did not see a weapon, but he gave the man money from the till and tripped the bank’s alarm.

The man was white and about 6 feet tall and thin. He wore a black cap, black jacket, light-blue jeans and black-rimmed glasses. He left the store on foot, and headed northwest toward Safeway after leaving the bank.

Police searched the area but did not find the man, Urquhart said.

If you recognize this man, call the King County Sheriff’s Office at 206-296-3311 at any time of day, or call 911.