Bank Robbery in Kirkland’s Juanita Neighborhood

The Juanita Branch of the Wells Fargo Bank was robbed just before 5:30 pm tonight by a male adult. The Kirkland Police Department responded and was on scene within ninety seconds of the call going out. The suspect entered the bank and displayed a handgun while demanding the money. Several employees and customers were inside the bank at the time of the robbery with no injuries reported. The suspect left on foot prior to police arrival and a K9 track was not successful. The suspect is described as a white male adult 30-40 years of age. He wore a black half-mask pulled up over his mouth and nose along with a blue hooded jacket. The male had blue eyes, light colored eyebrows, and carried a black bag. The suspect was described as approximately 5’ 10” tall with a thin build. The investigation is ongoing at this time.