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Police in S.L., Davis seek bank-robbery suspects

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The FBI and Bountiful police are searching for a suspect in a Friday bank robbery while Salt Lake police look for suspects in unrelated robberies.

- Around 2 p.m., a man displayed a handgun and obtained an undisclosed amount of cash from Washington Mutual Bank inside Fred Meyer, 555 S. 200 West, Bountiful.The white man was described as around 40 years old, 5 feet 6 inches tall and 160 pounds. He had a black mustache and two-day beard growth and was wearing a red cap and light-colored shirt and pants.

The man also is suspected in the Aug. 19 robbery of a Zions Bank in Smith's Food and Drug Center, 2399 S. Main, Bountiful. Those with information are urged to call the FBI at 579-1400 or 392-7265, or Bountiful police at 298-6000.

- In Salt Lake City, a man entered First Security Bank in Trolley Square, 550 S. 700 East, and gave a teller a note that said he had a gun and was demanding money, said Lt. Sam Hemingway. The teller emptied her till and the man fled at 5:35 p.m.

Police are searching for a white, 47-year-old heavy-built man with brown hair, acne scars and a large nose. He was wearing a pink cap, white shirt and jeans.

- Earlier, around 3:30 p.m., a man entered Beehive Credit Union, 5480 W. Amelia Earhart Drive (350 North), and demanded money from his account, Hemingway said. A teller advised the man the account was closed, but the man continued his demands.

"He said he had a gun and there would be problems if he didn't get the money," Hemingway said.

When the teller asked if he was robbing her, the man left, Hemingway said. Police are calling the incident a robbery and searching for the man.