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Ocean Shores Twin Star Credit Union Robbed Tuesday
Posted by David Havilandon January 20, 2010 at 6:29 am (2267 social interactions)
The Ocean Shores Police Department is investigating an armed robbery that occurred at Twin Star Credit Union, 900 Pt. Brown Ave NE, on Tuesday, January 19 at 5:30pm. Bank employees reported that a lone, masked gunman came into the credit union just before closing. The gunman herded the employees to the back of the credit union and forced them to open the vault. After obtaining an undisclosed amount of money, the gunman order the employees out of the building and had them lock the door behind them. He then told the employees to walk to the nearest house, where they could call police. The gunman then fled across Pt. Brown Ave onto Ocean Shores Blvd on foot. No employees were injured.
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Ocean Shores Police called in off duty personnel in an effort to contain the escape route of the suspect while awaiting K-9 units from the Hoquiam Police Department and the Grays Harbor Sheriffs Office. After an extensive search of the area no suspect was located.
The gunman was described as a male, approximately 6’2’, slightly heavy set last seen wearing a long sleeve blue sweatshirt, blue jeans, brown shirt, a blue mask and gloves. The gunman was carrying a handgun.
Anyone with information can contact Det Chris Iversen or Deputy Chief Russ Fitts at 360-289-3331.