No arrests yet in Camas U.S. Bank robbery

FBI and local police are investigating

No arrests have been made in connection with an armed robbery that took place at the U.S. Bank in downtown Camas on Wednesday evening, an FBI offical said this morning.

According to Federal Bureau of Investigation public information officer Fred Gutt, at approximately 6:15 p.m. a man who was observed with a small handgun demanded money from a teller at the bank located at 430 N.E. Adams St. The suspect fled with an undisclosed amount of cash. The suspect is described as a white male, 35 to 45 years old, approximately 5 feet, 7 inches tall.

Surveillance photos of the incident are not yet available, Gutt said.

“There isn’t that much yet,” he said. “At this time there are very few details available regarding the individual [who committed] the bank robbery in Camas.”

The FBI and the Camas Police Department are currently investigating the crime. Gutt said FBI investigators often get involved in bank robberies involving a weapon, because charges could come down from the federal level.

Anyone with information pertaining to the incident should call 911.

Updates to this story will be posted to the Post-Record’s website at www.camas postrecord.com as soon as they are available.

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