On Friday, March 6th at about 10:25 a.m. a male suspect attempted to rob the Mountain West Bank at 476655 Highway 95 in Ponderay.
The suspect, who is described as a 5'8" thin built male in his 20's with light brown hair and unshaven, entered the building and asked to speak with the manager. While speaking with the manager, the suspect said he had a gun and demanded cash.
A robbery alarm was sounded, which caused the suspect to flee prior to receiving any cash. According to reports, the suspect headed east bound on Triangle Drive.
At the time of the attempted robbery, the suspect was wearing an olive drab once piece jumpsuit, a desert camo floppy hat, and dark sunglasses.
Anyone with information on the identity of the suspect is asked to contact the Ponderay Police Department at (208) 265-4251 or Bonner Dispatch at (208) 265-5525.