Ballinger branch of Whidbey Island Bank robbed Wednesday

The scene after the robbery. Photos by Mike Murphy, Lynnwood Today

The Ballinger Branch of the Whidbey Island Bank, 20333 Ballinger Way N.E., was robbed today, June 8, at 11:13 a.m., according to our friends at Shoreline Area News and Lynnwood Today. The lone suspect left on foot.

He was given a packet of money containing a dye pack, which exploded a block or two away.
No one has been arrested and there is no description yet available.
A K-9 unit was called in but the suspect wasn't found.

Officers checked the area, bringing in a K-9 unit. Lake Forest Park police responded and assisted in the search.

It is unknown if this robbery is connected to the robbery of the Homestreet Bank in Mountlake Terrace on May 31. See that story from our friends at the MLTNews.

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