Monroe bank robbed, police seek suspect

MONROE — The Union Bank in Monroe was robbed Friday evening after a man passed a note to a teller demanding money. The man implied he had a weapon, but no weapon was seen.

A teller handed an unspecified amount of cash to the man. The man left on foot about 5:35 p.m. No one was hurt during the incident. The bank is in the 200 block of W. Main Street.

The suspect is described as a white male in his mid-40s, wearing a brown coat, camouflage baseball style hat and work boots. He had dark brown hair and a full dark brown beard interspersed with gray.

The Monroe Police Department is continuing to investigate. Anyone with information regarding this robbery may contact the Monroe Police Department at 360-794-6300. Anonymous information may be left on the tip line at 360-863-4600.

More in Local News

Fatal car crash reported on Highway 92 near Lake Stevens

The 3 p.m. accident and investigation stopped traffic in both directions near Machias Road.

Mayor Ray Stephanson’s official portrait, by local illustrator Elizabeth Person, is displayed at a farewell reception held in the Ed Hansen Conference Center at Xfinity on Tuesday, Dec. 12, 2017 in Everett, Wa. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)
Past and future on the drawing board

Everett artist puts paint to paper for outgoing Mayor Ray Stephanson’s official portrait.

Mayor tries new tactic to curb fire department overtime

Stephanson says an engine won’t go into service when the only available staff would be on overtime.

Cheering families welcome Kidd, Shoup after 6 months at sea

“I get back Daddy back today,” said one homemade sign at Naval Station Everett.

Paine Field fire chief will be allowed to retire

In his letter, the airport director noted Jeff Bohnet was leaving while under investigation.

Stanwood man, 33, killed in crash near Marysville

Speed may have been a factor, the sheriff’s department said.

County plans to sue to recoup costs from ballot drop-box law

A quarter-million dollars could be spent adding 19 ballot boxes in rural areas.

Boeing video is an education in itself

15 of the company’s female engineers read decades-old letters from women seeking to study engineering.

February trial set for suspect in deadly Marysville shooting

There had been questions about Wayne Alpert’s mental health.

Most Read