Ferndale Police Seek Information on Bank Robbery Suspect
On Tuesday, 01/24/2023, at about 4:35 pm, Ferndale Police were dispatched to Banner Bank, which is located within Haggen Grocery, for a bank robbery. Officers responded and with the assistance of the Whatcom County Sheriff’s Office and the Bellingham Police Department, the area was searched. However, the suspect was not located.
The suspect is described as a white male, about 5’-9” tall with a regular build. He was wearing a black hoodie with the hood pulled up, a black face covering, blue latex type gloves, faded baggie blue jeans and white shoes.
The suspect demanded money and fled the building on foot after obtaining cash. The total financial loss is under investigation. The suspect did not display or imply that he was armed with a weapon. There is no cause to believe that there is a threat to public safety at this time.
The Ferndale Police Department is asking for public assistance in this case. If you were near the entrance or checkout area or around the parking lot of Haggen Grocery during this time and saw the suspect entering or exiting the business, or if you have any additional information regarding this case, please contact Detective Grant at 360-483-5739 or firstname.lastname@example.org.