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Wanted: Friday bank robber

The FBI and Anchorage police are looking for the man in the pictures below, who they say robbed an East Anchorage bank on Friday.

Here are the details from the FBI:

- The suspect walked into the First National Bank of Alaska at 5305 East Northern Lights Boulevard about 5 p.m. Friday and demanded cash from a teller.

- He received an undisclosed amount of money and left the bank on foot.

- The alleged robber is described as a thin, white male in his mid-20s to early 30s, standing about 5 feet, 6 inches tall. He wore a blue-gray hooded pullover jacket, a black stocking cap, blue jeans and athletic shoes with red laces, according to the FBI.

Anyone with information on the bank robbery is asked to call the FBI at 276-4441 or Anchorage police at 786-8500.

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