Man robs KeyBank branch
January 31, 2013
The Newcastle branch of KeyBank was robbed at about 2:30 p.m. Jan. 16, according to a statement from Newcastle Police Chief Melinda Irvine.
The suspect robbed the bank branch at 6917 Coal Creek Parkway S.E.
He is described as a 5-foot, 5-inch to 5-foot, 7-inch, 180-pound black man in his 30s or 40s.
The suspect was armed, though no shots were fired, Irvine said.
Further details of how the robbery took place could not be released at this time, including how much money was taken from the bank, Irvine said.
Residents who may have seen the man in the Newcastle area in the early afternoon of Jan. 16 are asked to call Crime Stoppers at 800-222-8477 toll free.
There is a $1,000 reward for any tip that leads to the arrest of the suspect. Tips will remain anonymous.
Residents who see suspicious activity can call 911 or the Newcastle Police Department’s non-emergency dispatch number, 206-296-3311, for an officer to respond.