At 9:30 AM, UW Police Chief mentioned a bank robbery had occurred near University Village.
The Seattle Police Department’s later described the incident and the suspect:
Officers searching for bank robber after holdup in 4700 blk 25th NE. Susp: w/m, 30s, 6’2, heavy set, clean shaven, blu/green beanie&scarf
Suspect in 4700 blk 25th NE bank robbery displayed a handgun before fleeing bank. Police now searching area for suspect.
If you see anyone matching this description, call 911.
UPDATE (10:06 AM): Two local elementary schools are sheltering-in-place: Bryant and Laurelhurst.
By our count, this is the third shelter-in-place in three weeks for Bryant Elementary, all due to local bank robberies.
UPDATE (10:27 AM): The shelter-in-place has been lifted both schools as of 10:25 AM.