SEATTLE -- Seattle police officers fatally shot a robbery suspect in the 100 block of 39th Avenue E. Thursday morning. Police believed the man was armed with a knife when confronted by officers.

Just after 9:15 Thursday, an armed man, reportedly wearing a lot of make-up, women's clothing and a brunette wig, walked into the Wells Fargo bank near E. Madison Street and McGilvra Blvd. and demanded money from a teller.

The man ran away, possibly carrying a rolling suitcase, and was seen getting into a silver sedan.

About 10 minutes later, police received a report that a silver Hyundai had crashed and flipped over near 39th Avenue and E. John Street, and that the driver had fled from the scene of the crash, carrying a rolling suitcase.

Police found clothing used in the bank robbery near the scene of the crash and continued to search for the suspect.

The Bush School was in lockdown while police searched for the suspect, the school reported on its website.

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