Armed robbery at bank in Waldport

A man reportedly robbed the Columbia Bank in Waldport, fleeing with an unknown amount of cash.

WALDPORT, Ore. — A male subject robbed the Columbia Bank at gunpoint on Friday evening, brandishing a firearm and leaving with an undisclosed amount of cash.

The robbery took place at approximately 5:55 p.m., and Deputies say the suspect fled on foot prior to the arrival of law enforcement, and could not be located.

The suspect is described as a while male, 25-35 years old, approximately six feet tall and weighing about 210 pounds, with dark hair. The suspect was wearing a black hooded sweatshirt with the letters "D.N.Y.F" in white, blue jeans, a blue or purple bandana over his face, and a blue latex glove on his right hand.

Anyone with information regarding this incident is encouraged to call Detective Boys with the Lincoln County SHeriff's Office Tip Line at 541-265-0669.

This is an ongoing investigation, and we will continue to update it as more information is made available.

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