Newcastle bank robberies connected to series of incidents

July 8, 2013

NEW — 3:40 p.m. July 8, 2013

King County Sheriff's Office Two masked men rob the Newcastle Bank of America July 1.

King County Sheriff’s Office
Two masked men rob the Newcastle Bank of America July 1.

Detectives from the King County Sheriff’s Office, Seattle Police Department and the FBI’s Safe Streets Task Force are investigating a series of five armed, takeover-style bank robberies, two of which occurred in Newcastle.

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Armed men rob Newcastle Bank of America

July 1, 2013

UPDATED — 1:40 p.m. July 2, 2013

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A King County Sheriff’s Office car sits outside the Newcastle Bank of America after two men robbed the bank July 1.

The Newcastle branch of Bank of America was robbed at about 4:40 p.m. July 1, according to King County Sheriff’s Office Detective Jason Stanley. Read more