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BEND, OR -- Police are searching for the man who robbed the Umpqua Bank in Bend, Friday. Bend Police, Deschutes County deputies and State Police troopers responded to the bank on South Highway 97, south of Reed Market Road, but the suspect left prior to their arrival.


The say the man did not display a weapon and no one was hurt during the robbery, but he got away with an undisclosed amount of cash. He's believed to be between 25 and 40 years old, 6-foot tall and 180 pounds. He was seen wearing a blue sweater, blue baseball hat and blue pants. Investigators say he may have been wearing a disguise. 


UPDATE (01/13/19): California authorities reportedly arrested a man suspected of robbing the Bend Umpqua Bank, Friday afternoon. According to KRCR in Redding, 40-year-old Cory Homestead (pictured) was arrested after a high-speed chase. The Modoc County Sheriff’s Office began pursuing the McMinnville man when Lake County chased the suspect into California. They followed the suspect over 70 miles, at speeds exceeding 100 miles per hour. The car was driving on its rims when it rolled, ending the chase in the small town of Bieber, California. 

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