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Authorities say a bearded man fled U.S. Bank with undisclosed amount of cash Tuesday evening.

STAFF PHOTO: CHRISTOPHER OERTELL - Washington County sheriff's deputies responded to reports of a robbery at the U.S. Bank location in Cornelius on Tuesday, Jan. 8.Washington County sheriff's deputies are investigating after a man robbed a bank in Cornelius on Tuesday evening.

According to the Washington County Sheriff's Office spokesman Deputy Jeff Talbot, a man entered the U.S. Bank, 1735 N. Adair St., at about 6:02 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 8. The man reportedly passed a note to a bank teller which demanded money.

Bank employees complied and the man fled with an undisclosed amount of cash, Talbot said.

Washington County sheriff's deputies, K-9 teams and Forest Grove police searched the area, but they were unable to locate a suspect.

The Sheriff's Office said the suspect is described as "a 20- to 30-year-old white male, medium build, brown beard, wearing prescription glasses and a light blue hooded sweatshirt with a stripe across the chest."

Any person with information on the case is asked to contact the Sheriff's Office at 503-846-2700.

Editor's note: This story has been updated with more information, including a description of the suspect, from the Washington County Sheriff's Office.

STAFF PHOTO: CHRISTOPHER OERTELL - Law enforcement personnel search U.S. Bank in Cornelius after a reported bank robbery Tuesday evening, Jan. 8.


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