Bank robber in fisherman hat escapes with cash in Montavilla - KPTV - FOX 12

Bank robber in fisherman hat escapes with cash in Montavilla neighborhood

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PORTLAND, OR (KPTV) -

A bank robber implied he had a weapon before escaping with cash from a Bank of the West branch in Portland's Montavilla neighborhood.

Portland police officers responded to the bank at 8135 SE Division St. at 9:11 a.m. 

Bank employees told police the suspect entered the bank and demanded money while implying he had a weapon. Once he received an undisclosed amount of cash, he ran off on foot westbound on Division Street.

Several officers checked the neighborhood but did not locate the suspect.

The bank robber is described as black, 19 to 25 years old and 5'9" tall with a thin build. He wore a fisherman-style hat, a dark hoody and dark pants during the robbery.

Anyone with information about this robbery is asked to contact Detective Brett Hawkinson at 503-823-1080 or  brett.hawkinson@portlandoregon.gov.

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