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Suspect sought in bank robbery in south Lincoln City

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UPDATE 6/15: New photos.

Bank of the West robbery Lincoln City Police are searching for a suspect in an armed bank robbery Friday morning at Bank of the West, 4659 SW Highway 101 in Lincoln City.

According to a news release from Lincoln City Police, the robbery occurred shortly after the bank opened at 9 a.m.

Police said a male entered the bank at 9:18 a.m. wearing a balaclava, gray sweatpants, a black zip-up hoodie and gray and black hiking shoes. The blue-eyed man pointed a gun at two employees and took an unknown amount of cash.

The male is described as 5-feet-5 to 5-7 and weighing 140-170 pounds.

Lincoln County K9 Bonnie assisted in the search.

Police have requested information from the public at 541-994-3636.

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