Boise Police Department
News Release

William L. Bones
Chief of Police

Contact: BPD Media Relations Office


Tuesday, January 13, 2009

01-13-09 Federal Way Armed Robbery

01-13-09 Federal Way Armed Robbery

Boise January 13th, 2008 - Boise Police are looking for a man who robbed the Washington Mutual bank on the 6400 block of Federal way this morning (near Gowen). 

What happened: At approximately 9:50 AM a man entered the Washington Mutual displaying a handgun and demanded money from the teller. Witnesses tell police the suspect was seen driving away from the area in a black sedan (possibly a Chevy impala) northbound on Lake Forest with an undisclosed amount of cash. Witnesses also tell police the sedan may have a silver trim piece or stripe on the back panel.

Description: Witnesses describe the suspect as a light-skinned man approx. 6'3, 220 lbs. He was wearing blue jeans, a grey sweatshirt and a black ski mask. 

Anyone with further information is urged to call crime stoppers at 343-Cops.


Release Prepared By: 

Charles McClure 

Boise Police Public Information