2 robberies in the North end

On August 8th at approximately 12:15 pm, North Precinct officers responded to a call of a bank robbery in the 8400 block of 35th Avenue NE. The suspect was described as a black male, 5’6″-5′ 8″, unshaven, wearing a navy blue hat and blue clothing. The suspect fled in an unknown direction before officers arrived. At approximately 1:00 pm, as officers were investigating that incident, there was a report of another robbery of a financial institution in the 7300 Block of Roosevelt Way NE. The suspect in that incident is described as a black male, 40’s, 5′ 8″ to 5′ 10″, clean shaven, glasses, wearing a mustard colored hat, khaki jacket and dark colored pants. That suspect also fled prior to the police being called. SPD detectives and the FBI will be conducting the follow up investigations.