Crime

Police search for West Olympia bank robber

Police are searching for a man who robbed a west Olympia bank on Wednesday afternoon, according to the Olympia Police Department.

Officers responded to reports of a robbery at about 1:20 p.m. after a man armed with a handgun entered Umpqua Bank, located on the 3000 block of Harrison Avenue. No one was injured, and the man ran northbound from the bank.

A K9 team tried to track the man, but officers were unable to find him.

The suspect is described as a white male, 6 feet tall, wearing a grey sweatshirt and a black mask.

Capital High School and Jefferson Middle School were locked down during the investigation.

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