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UNKNOWN BANK ROBBER

"Palpatine Bandit"

Portland, Oregon

December 14, 2017

UNKNOWN BANK ROBBER

DESCRIPTION

  • Sex: Male
  • Race: White
  • Age: Approximately 50 to 60 years of age
  • Remarks: The suspect was wearing a dark-colored hooded jacket, blue jeans, blue shoes and sunglasses.

CAUTION

On December 14, 2017, at approximately 1:10 p.m., the US Bank located at 12203 NE Glisan, Portland, Oregon, was robbed by an unknown suspect. The suspect entered the bank and approached the teller counter and demanded money.  The suspect then fled the bank on foot.  The suspect has been nicknamed "Palpatine Bandit" due to resembling the character Emperor Sheev Palpatine, also known as Darth Sidious, from the Star Wars movie franchise.

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Field Office: Portland