01-25-12 Armed Robbery investigation
Boise, January 24th, 2012- Boise Police
are investigating the armed robbery of a private
business office that occurred at approximately 4:20 p.m. this
afternoon on the 800 block of West State Street. The private
business office is upstairs in the Home Federal bank building but
not affiliated with the bank.
What Happened:The victim tells police a lone
male suspect walked into the office and pulled an edged weapon
before verbally demanding money. The suspect left the office on
foot with an undisclosed amount of money. The victim tells police
he tried to chase the suspect on foot, calling out to bank
employees to call 911. The suspect was last seen running West bound
on Hayes Street.
Suspect description:The suspect is described
as a light skinned male adult, approximately 20 to 30 years old.
The suspect is approximately 5'9 with a muscular build. At the time
of the robbery the suspect was wearing a dark knit cap with a blue
bandanna over his face. The suspect was also wearing a medium brown
plaid zipped up jacket and blue jeans.
Crime Stoppers: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
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