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Man wanted after robbing Navajo Nation bank

The Navajo Police Department is seeking information on a man wanted for robbing a Wells Fargo Bank in Window Rock.

WINDOW ROCK, Ariz. — A man is wanted in the Navajo Nation after robbing a Wells Fargo Bank in Window Rock.

On Friday, Navajo Nation Police Department officers responded to a silent alarm at the bank. When officers arrived, they found that the suspect had already fled the scene, but employees were able to confirm the robbery.

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Police described the man as roughly 5-feet 9-inches with a medium build. He was seen wearing a black baseball cap, a black sweater, a white t-shirt, white shorts, and black shoes.

The man was also seen carrying a black bag with a bright green single shoulder strap-bag.

Credit: Navajo Division of Public Safety
Photo of the man who is accused of robbing a Navajo Nation bank.

He was last seen fleeing the bank on foot, officials said.

The NPD, as well as the Navajo Department of Criminal Investigations and the Apache County Sheriff's Office, are assisting the FBI in investigating the crime.

Anyone with information on the suspect's whereabouts is asked to call the Window Rock Police Department at 928-871-6111 or 911.

Tips can also be reported online at tips.fbi.gov.


Silent Witness:

Arizona's Silent Witness program allows people to send in tips and share information about crimes happening within their local communities. 

The program shares unsolved felony case information in multiple ways, including TV, radio and social media. 

Anyone who has information on a crime or recognizes a suspect described by the program is asked to call 480-948-6377, go to the program's website online or download the Silent Witness app to provide a tip. The identity of anyone who submits a tip is kept anonymous. 

Calls to Silent Witness are answered 24/7 by a live person and submitted tips are accepted at all times. Submitted tips are then sent to the detective(s) in charge of the specific case. 

Individuals who submit tips that lead to an arrest or indictment in the case can get a reward of up to $1,000. 

Have a tip? Submit it on the Silent Witness tip form here. 

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