Boise Police Department
News Release

Michael F. Masterson
Chief of Police


Contact: Lynn Hightower
Communications Director
570-6180

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Friday, August 18, 2006

Bank Robbery 14th & Idaho

Bank Robbery 14th & Idaho

Boise, Aug. 18, 2006, 3:30 p.m. - Boise Police are questioning a person of interest after a bank robbery this afternoon at the 1st Bank at 14th & Idaho.

The call came in at 2:11 p.m. when a witness saw a man in a bank who looked very suspicious. That witness described the man as having bags on his hands and head. The man was seen leaving the bank driving an older red and white Chevy S10 pick up down Bannock.

Officers responding to the call saw a man driving a vehicle that matched that description at 10th & Bannock. That man is currently being questioned so officers can understand his connection - if any - to today's robbery.

This is the second bank robbery in Boise City today. At this time it is unknown if the two are related.