Banks, Crime, SCHOOLS

Banks School District in lockout as deputies search for kidnapping attempt suspect in Banks

Photo: Chas Hundley

BANKS – Deputies from the Washington County Sheriff’s Office are searching for a male suspect in an attempted kidnapping from the Banks area this morning.

Around 9:20 a.m., the lockout was lifted at all Banks schools, according to the Sheriff’s Office.

As a precaution, all Banks Schools were placed in lockout, according to the sheriff’s office and multiple parents of students at the school.

The suspect is described as a male on his early 40’s with a slim build, last seen wearing blue jeans and a red t-shirt.

This is a developing story, more information will be added to this article as it becomes confirmed.

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Chas Hundley is the editor of the Banks Post and sister news publications the Gales Creek Journal and the Salmonberry Magazine. He grew up in Gales Creek and has a cat.

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