FBI investigates robbery at Mall Street bank

February 9, 2010

By Staff

A man robbed The Bank of Washington branch along Northwest Mall Street on Feb. 4.Issaquah Police Cmdr. Scott Behrbaum said a man dressed in dark clothing entered the building at about 2:15 p.m., brandished a handgun as he demanded money from a teller, and then fled. Police did not disclose the amount of money stolen by the man.

No employees were injured during the incident. Behrbaum said he did not know if any customers were in the bank, 1250 N.W. Mall St., when the robbery occurred.

Officers responded to the scene and launched the initial investigation. Issaquah Police then contacted the FBI to handle the case, because bank robbery is a federal crime. Federal agents continue the investigation.

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