Anchorage police and the Federal Bureau of Investigation Anchorage Field Office are investigating the armed robbery of a Wells Fargo bank around 10:15 a.m. Thursday.


Two men, one with a shotgun and one with a hand gun, entered the Wells Fargo at 630 E. Fifth Ave. demanding money from the tellers, then ran from the bank with an unknown amount of cash, according to an FBI release.


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Courtesy FBI Anchorage


The men were described by the Anchorage Police Department as tall, thin black males wearing sunglasses. One man wore dark pants and a red sweatshirt with the word “great” on it and is about six-foot four, according to police. The second suspect was described as six-foot two and had on a grey sweatshirt, dark pants and red shoes.


If you have information, police ask that you call Crime Stoppers at 907-561-7867 or the Anchorage FBI office at 907-276-4441.


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