Masked Man Robs Ballard Bank, Flees In Porsche – UPDATED

Police are looking for a masked man who robbed a Ballard bank Tuesday afternoon in takeover-style robbery before he fled in a black Porsche.

Just before 3pm, the below pictured suspect walked into a US Bank at NW 61st Street and 15th Avenue NW and told everyone in the bank to get on the ground.  The robber is described as a white or asian male, about 30, 5-08 to 5-10, with a medium build and wearing a black jacket, jeans, face covering and sunglasses.

The robber implied he had a gun and demanded money from bank employees before he fled the bank and took off in a two-door black Porsche 944 Turbo hatchback. A similar Porsche is pictured below.

Robbery detectives are now handling the investigation. Anyone with information is asked to call the FBI – Seattle Safe Streets Task Force at (206) 622-0460.