FBI Portland
Beth Anne Steele
(503) 460-8099
January 30, 2018

FBI and Scappoose Police Search for Bank Robber

The FBI, Scappoose Police Department, and multiple law enforcement agencies around the region responded to a bank robbery at the U.S. Bank branch located at 52313 Columbia River Highway in Scappoose, Oregon this morning, January 30, 2018. During the course of the robbery, witnesses say the robber jumped the teller counter and threatened bank employees with a knife, demanded cash, received cash, and left the bank.

Reports that the suspect may have taken a school bus as a getaway vehicle are INACCURATE. Scappoose authorities have accounted for all school buses and all drivers.

Witnesses describe the bank robber as a Hispanic man, approximately 20-40 years of age, 5'8", about 160 pounds. Suspect was wearing blue pants with a blue hoodie and black shoes. Suspect is considered armed and dangerous. If you see the suspect or have any information on the suspect’s location, call the FBI at 503-224-4181 or 911.