Man with fisherman hat robs Bank of the West

A Portland Police car parked in downtown Portland. (KOIN 6 File)
A Portland Police car parked in downtown Portland. (KOIN 6 File)

PORTLAND, Ore. (KOIN 6) — A young man who implied he had a weapon robbed a Bank of the West branch in Southeast Portland Thursday morning, according to police.

The bank at 8135 SE Division Street was held up around 9:10 a.m. Authorities said the robber demanded money and made the staff believe he had a weapon.

He fled and remains at large.

Police are describing him as a black man between 19 and 25 years old, about 5-feet-9 and thin, with a fisherman style hat, a dark hoody and dark pants.

The FBI is investigating.

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