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Tacoma police search for woman who robbed U.S. Bank

A $1,000 reward is being offered for information leading to the arrest of the woman who robbed a U.S. Bank branch.  (Photo courtesy of Tacoma-Pierce County Crime Stoppers)
A $1,000 reward is being offered for information leading to the arrest of the woman who robbed a U.S. Bank branch. (Photo courtesy of Tacoma-Pierce County Crime Stoppers)

Tacoma police are asking for the public's help identifying the woman who held up a U.S. Bank branch in Tacoma Wednesday.

The robbery occurred about 10:15 a.m. at the branch at 870 S. 38th St.

Police said a woman in her 40s, wearing a gray hooded sweatshirt, black sweatpants and a black baseball cap showed a teller a note demanding money and saying she was armed.

She got cash and fled the bank.

The robber was described as 5 feet, 5 inches tall with a fair complexion and of medium build. She also wore black gloves, white tennis shoes and black-rimmed eyeglasses.

Tacoma-Pierce County Crime Stoppers is offering up to a $1,000 reward for information leading to the woman being arrested and charged.

Anyone with information about the robbery can call Crime Stoppers at 253-591-5959. All calls will remain anonymous.

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