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Police seek suspect in Federal Way bank robbery

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Police seek the public's help in locating a suspect that entered the Sterling Savings bank, 1700 S. 320th St., at 2:56 p.m. Aug. 24.
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Police seek the public's help in locating a suspect that entered the Sterling Savings bank, 1700 S. 320th St., at 2:56 p.m. Aug. 24 and presented a note that read "no alarms or else you die."

No injuries were reported and no weapons were seen. The suspect was caught on video tape.

Based upon telephone tips received after the internal bank photographs were aired by the local news media, Federal Way detectives positively identified this bank robbery suspect and now have probable cause for the arrest of Joel A. Crom, age 24.

The Federal Way Police are now asking for assistance in locating this suspect.

Anyone with information about the suspect is asked to call 911 or contact Det. Jeff Vanderveer at (253) 835-6791.

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