Bank robbery suspect taken into custody after stand-off with police

Photos courtesy Aaron Wells

A suspect in the robbery of a Key Bank in White Center barricaded himself inside an apartment in North Burien Thursday afternoon (March 22), according to the King County Sheriff’s Office.

Police say that the suspect barricaded himself in an apartment near S. 118th Street and Des Moines Memorial Drive South (map below), and that SWAT/TAC-30 was on the scene.

The bank robbery occurred earlier at the Key Bank in the 9600 block of 17th Ave SW in White Center.

UPDATE: Police took the suspect into custody around 3:30 p.m.

Police are asking people to avoid the area.

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