Breaking News: Siuslaw Bank in Mapleton Held Up

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Just before noon this morning, two mean carrying rifles and wearing ski goggles walked into the Siuslaw Bank Mapleton Branch and demanded money.  They then left in a white, “90’s hatchback”.  One suspect is described as being between six-foot and six-three with a thin build and wearing a white jumpsuit.  The other suspect is slightly shorter, with a heavier build, and was wearing a dark colored jumpsuit with a possible leather vest over it.

Two armed men robbed the Mapleton Branch of Siuslaw Bank just before noon Friday, August 3rd. (Photo courtesy Siuslaw Bank)

Police do not know which direction the men fled and have not suspect information at this time.  They’re asking anyone with leads to call Sergeant Cliff Harold at541-682-4141.

Siuslaw Bank has not been contacted for comment.

The Lane County Sheriff’s Press Release on the incident is below:


CASE NUMBER:                                 12-5387

DATE/TIME OF INCIDENT:             8/3/12    10:30 AM

DATE/TIME OF RELEASE:              8/3/12    1:00 PM

NATURE OF STORY:                         Armed Robbery at Siuslaw Bank

LOCATION:                                         Mapleton


The Lane County Sheriff’s Office along with Oregon State Police responded to a report of a bank robbery this morning at approximately 10:30 am.   Initial reports indicate that two armed males robbed the Siuslaw Bank in Mapleton on Highway 126.  They fled the bank in a white colored, 90’s model 2 door hatchback.  The vehicle is described as having blue interior and appears very beat up looking.  

Suspect Descriptions:

Suspect #1:     Male, standing approximately 6’0” to 6’3” wearing a white jumpsuit/ coverall.  He was described as having a thin build.  Suspect was wearing ski goggles and carrying a long gun.

Suspect #2:     Male, slightly shorter than suspect #1 with a heavier build than suspect #1.  Suspect was described as wearing a black jumpsuit/ coverall with a black or brown leather vest over the coverall and wearing ski goggles.

We do not have any suspects in custody and are asking anyone with information to contact

Sgt Cliff Harrold with the Lane County Sheriff’s Office at 541-682-4141.

No further information is available at this time.