Boise Police Department
News Release

Michael F. Masterson
Chief of Police


Contact: Lynn Hightower
Communications Director
570-6180

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Friday, January 27, 2006

Armed Robbery (1)

Armed Robbery

Boise, January 27, 2006 – Boise Police are searching for a man who robbed a Home Federal Bank this afternoon.

The robbery occurred shortly before 5:00 pm at 10443 W. Fairview. The suspect displayed a handgun and obtained a undisclosed amount of money.

The suspect was last seen on foot leaving the establishment in an easterly direction.

Detectives say the suspect is described as a dark complected male, 5'3" - 5"5", stocky build, possibly in his mid to late 30's. He was wearing a dark beanie type cap, sunglasses, and dark colored outer clothing.

Officers arrived on scene quickly and conducted an immediate area search, but the suspect has not been located. Boise Police Detectives are continuing the investigation.

Anyone with information is urged to call Crime Stoppers at 343-COPS.

Release Prepared by:

Lt. Eugene Smith

Watch Commander(377-6790)