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Bellingham Police asking for help identifying man suspected of robbing WECU branch

Bellingham Police are asking for help in identifying a man who they say was involved in a robbery of the WECU branch on Orleans Street Monday afternoon.
Bellingham Police are asking for help in identifying a man who they say was involved in a robbery of the WECU branch on Orleans Street Monday afternoon. Courtesy to The Bellingham Herald

Bellingham Police are asking for help in identifying a man who they say was involved in a robbery of the WECU branch on Orleans Street Monday afternoon.

According to the police log, officers responded to the bank located at 3061 Orleans St. at 6:36 p.m. Monday.

A Facebook post by the department made approximately a half hour later included a surveillance photo of the suspect and said that nobody was injured in the robbery.

Whatcom Breaking News reported that emergency radio broadcasts of the incident described the suspect as a white male, approximately 6 feet tall, heavy set and wearing a black stocking cap and gray sweatshirt.

Anyone with information on the robbery is asked to call the non-emergency dispatch line at 360-676-6911 or send a private message via Facebook.

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