Police arrest suspect following bank robbery in Tigard
Police have taken a man suspected of robbing a bank in Tigard on Thursday afternoon, Feb. 6, into custody.
Shortly before 3 p.m., officers with the Tigard Police Department were dispatched to Bank of the West at 16200 S.W. Pacific Highway on a report of a bank robbery.
The suspect fled the scene with an undisclosed amount of money, police said.
"Officers located a subject matching the suspect's physical and vehicle description driving southbound on Highway 99W," the police department stated. Highway 99W is another designation for Southwest Pacific Highway in Washington County.
Police stopped the suspect on Southwest Langer Farms Parkway in Sherwood, police said.
"He was taken into custody without incident and was positively identified as the suspect in the bank robbery," police said.
No one was injured during this incident, which detectives are currently investigating.
Police have not released the name of the suspect at this time.
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