Boise Police Department
News Release

Michael F. Masterson
Chief of Police


Contact: Lynn Hightower
Communications Director
570-6180

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Thursday, May 08, 2008

05-08-08 Strong Armed Robbery

05-08-08 Strong Armed Robbery

Boise, May 8th, 2008 - Boise Police are searching for the man who robbed a federal credit union at approximately 3:00 PM this afternoon.

    Suspect Description: 

  • Witnesses describe the suspect as approximately 6 feet tall, very thin build, weighing approximately 150 to 180 lbs.
  • The suspect was last seen wearing a dark hooded sweater with unknown lettering across the chest, a black ski mask with no nose opening, black gloves, blue jeans that fit very tightly and white tennis shoes.
  • He was last seen running North through the parking lot on foot.

    What Happened: At approximately 3:00 PM this afternoon a man entered the Les Bois Federal Credit Union on the 8600 block of West Emerald and demanded cash. Witnesses say that no weapon was displayed during the robbery and no one was injured in the robbery. The man was last seen fleeing the area with an undisclosed amount of cash on foot traveling North across the parking lot.

Witnesses tell police that the man may have been seen in the immediate area this morning, prior to the robbery.

    Anyone with information is urged to call police non-emergency dispatch at 377-6790 or Crime Stoppers at 343-COPS.

Release Prepared By:
Charles McClure

Boise Police Public Information