Suspect sought in bank robbery

By Dick Mason, The La Grande Observer, @lgoMason

The Umpqua Bank branch at 1215 Adams Ave. in La Grande was robbed this afternoon around 3:32 p.m.

The robber emerged from the bank with an unknown amount of money and fled on foot east on Adams Avenue. The man did not show a weapon during the course of the robbery, according to the La Grande Police Department.

The robbery suspect is a white male between 25 and 30 years old with a slender to medium build. He was wearing a red beanie cap, a short sleeve, tan yellowish shirt and blue jeans. The man has a dark, almost black, mustache and beard.

Anyone who sees someone matching this description should the La Grande Police Department at 963-1017.

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