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Robber hits KeyBank in Tacoma, still at large

TACOMA - Tacoma police were searching for an armed man who robbed a South Tacoma bank Monday morning.

The robber, wearing a mask over his face, entered the KeyBank branch at 3727 South Tacoma Way about 9:35 a.m. He approached the counter, displayed a large handgun and demanded cash from the teller, police reported.

The man was given an undisclosed amount of money, which he put in a backpack. He then fled on foot. No injuries were reported.

The suspect was described as a white man, 20 to 25 years old, about 6 feet 1 inch tall with a slim build. He wore a black mask over his face, black gloves, a black ski cap and a baggy gray hooded sweatshirt during the robbery.

Police released surveillance images of the robber shortly after in the incident.

Tacoma-Pierce County Crime Stoppers is offering up to $1,000 for information leading to an arrest and charges filed in the case. Callers remain anonymous. Reach Crime Stoppers at 253-591-5959.

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