Albany police ask help to ID bank robber
Mar 06,2008 00:00 by Cheryl McDermott

ALBANY, Ore. -- Albany Police detectives are asking the public’s help to identify a man who held up the Santiam Branch of U.S. Bank on Tuesday afternoon.

Officers responded to the bank at 2650 SE Santiam Highway shortly after 12:30 p.m., March 4 to a report of a bank robbery.

If you can identify this man, call detectives at 541.917.7686 - APD photo from bank surveillance camera 

An employee told detectives that a white male in his 50s who stood about 5-foot 10-inches tall and had short grey hair entered the bank and presented a robbery note.

The robber was given an undisclosed amount of money to the suspect, who then put it into a black and grey backpack and walked out of the bank. The suspect was last seen wearing a dark jacket and baseball hat, detectives said.

No weapon was displayed during the robbery, but the suspect indicated that he was armed, a news release stated.

Anyone who can identify the suspect from the provided images captured on video surveillance cameras, or who has information pertinent to the investigation, is asked to contact the detective unit at 541.917.7686.