Boise Police Department
News Release

Michael F. Masterson
Chief of Police


Contact: Lynn Hightower
Communications Director
570-6180

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Saturday, April 02, 2011

Search for Bank Robbery suspect - photos attached

04-02-11 Search for Bank Robbery suspect - photos attached

    Boise, April 2, 2011, 11:45 a.m. - Boise Police are searching for the man who robbed the Wells Fargo Bank at 10342 W. Overland in Boise this morning. 

    What Happened: Boise Police responded to the call at 9:56 a.m..  Witnesses tell officers the suspect entered the bank and demanded money. He then fled with an undisclosed amount of cash and was last seen on foot headed north, into the service alley that runs behind the nearby Albertson's store. Police are still determining a weapon was involved or just threatened.   

  Suspect description: Witnesses describe the suspect as a light skinned male who appeared to be in his 50's, approx. 5'10", with a medium build.  He had white hair with a shorter off-white goatee and facial hair.  Witnesses also said he had "bad teeth".  He was wearing a dark gray hooded sweatshirt, a black baseball hat with a "Joker" emblem on it, and blue jeans.  He was carrying a blue poly or cloth type drawstring bag or backpack.  

    Anyone with information is urged to contact Crime Stoppers at 343-COPS, or log onto www.343cops.com, or text CRIMES or 274637, subject: Tip236. A citizen can remain anonymous. A reward of up to $1,000 is offered by Crime Stoppers for information leading to the arrest of criminal suspects.