Police seek Medford bank robber

On Thursday, Jan. 27, at approximately 3:43 hours, Medford Police officers responded to the area of Key Bank, on the corner of Barnett and Black Oak, for a report of a bank robbery that just occurred.

Officers arrived just minutes later, but discovered that the suspect had fled the bank. A perimeter was immediately set in an attempt to capture the suspect.  A K-9 unit responded but was unable to locate the suspect.

The investigation revealed that the suspect entered the bank and demanded money from a teller, while brandishing an Uzi-style weapon. The suspect left with an undisclosed amount of money.

The suspect is described as white, male, adult in his 30s, 5’9”, medium build, clean cut, with dark hair, wearing a dark knit cap, camo-colored mask covering nose and mouth, baggy pants, and a camo-colored jacket or shirt.

Witnesses stated that the suspect left the area in a white Dodge extended cab pickup, w/ chrome wheels, white canopy, with red writing on the side of the truck that is similar to “Sport.”  The vehicle had California plates.  The suspect was the passenger of the truck, which was driven by another male subject.

Anyone with information regarding this case is requested to contact Detective J. Ivens at 541-774-2234.


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