05-25-10 Bank Robbery, Fairview & Cole - photos
Boise, May 25, 2010 - Boise Police responded to a
report of a bank robbery at the Wells Fargo bank on Fairview and
Cole at 2:22 pm this afternoon.
Witnesses say a man walked into the bank and showed
a teller a note (no weapon displayed). He left the bank with an
undisclosed amount of cash.
Boise Police conducted an immediate area search but
did not locate the suspect.
Immediately after the robbery, as a precaution, because of
the proximity of Fairview Jr High, the school was placed on
lockdown. The lockdown lasted a very short time due to
officers belief the suspect had left the area.
Suspect description:At this time, officers believe
they are looking for a light skinned male age 18 - 20, 5'5" - 5'6"
tall. The suspect was last seen wearing what appeared to be a Boise
State ballcap, dark sunglasses, a blue t-shirt with a logo and a
black long sleeve shirt under that, blue jeans and white tennis
The content or nature of the note is not being
released at this time due to the ongoing investigation.
Anyone with any information on the crime is urged to
call Crime Stoppers at 343-COPS or log onto www.343cops.com, or
text CRIMES or 274637, subject: Tip236.