Masked Man Robs North Seattle Bank

A masked man robbed a North Seattle bank at gun point about 11:40 a.m. on Thursday, causing five local schools to temporarily lock down.

Witnesses reported a man, about 5-foot-3, wearing a denim coat, jeans and a Halloween mask, walked into a bank in the 7500 block of 35th Avenue Northeast and demanded money. The suspect fled on foot with an undisclosed amount of cash.

Officers are continuing their search for the suspect. If you have any information please call police at (206) 625-5011.