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US Bank on Bucklin Hill robbed, search turns up empty

Sheriffs deputies responded to the US Bank in Albertons on Bucklin Hill after it was robbed around 4:45 p.m. Tuesday. - Wesley Remmer/staff photo
Sheriffs deputies responded to the US Bank in Albertons on Bucklin Hill after it was robbed around 4:45 p.m. Tuesday.
— image credit: Wesley Remmer/staff photo

A man wearing a Gonzaga hooded jacket robbed the US Bank in Albertson's Tuesday afternoon, passing a note to the teller and fleeing on foot with a cash bag in hand.

The robbery was reported at about 4:40 p.m. with a description of the suspect. He was reported to have left walking north from the grocery store, located at 2222 NW Bucklin Hill Road.

Kitsap County sheriff's deputies searched the area with a tracking dog but could not locate the suspect.

The search indicated the suspect may have left the area in a vehicle, according to a Kitsap County sheriff's office statement.

The suspect was described as male, white, having acne, about 6-feet-two-inches tall, 300 pounds, wearing a goatee, eyeglasses and a Washington State University beanie that said "Wazzu," according to a sheriff's office statement.

No weapon was shown.

Those with information about the robbery or the suspect can contact the FBI’s Seattle Office at (206) 622-0460, or Kitsap sheriff’s Detective Mike Rodrigue at (360) 337-4479.

Those wishing to remain anonymous may contact Crime Stoppers of Puget Sound at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477).

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