Kirkland Police responded to a bank robbery at the Key Bank located on the 14100 Block of Juanita Drive NE at 5 p.m. Friday, according to a police news release.
A white male suspect entered the bank wearing a long blond wig and passed the teller a note demanding money. No weapon was used and the suspect left the bank with cash. A citizen passing by the bank noticed the suspect running to a vehicle, get in and drive away. The citizen called 911 and a Kirkland police officer stopped the vehicle that was occupied by two males and a female. One of the male subjects was positively identified as the one who had robbed the bank and arrested. The male and female occupants of the vehicle were also taken into custody. The Kirkland Police Department Detective Division will be handling the follow up.
Kirkland Police first reported having three people in custody in connection with the robbery on Twitter.
The tweet follows:
"Kirkland units on scene of bank robbery, Key Bank in Juanita. 3 suspects in custody. Great job by KPD Officers and bank employees."
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--Information from the Kirkland Police Department.