Bank Robbery in the Pearl District - Suspect Arrested in Neighborhood

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September 09, 2013 21:21

  

This afternoon, Monday September 9, 2013, at 1:41 p.m., Central Precinct officers responded to the report of an armed bank robbery at the Wells Fargo Bank branch located at 845 Northwest 11th Avenue.

Officers arrived in the area and learned that the suspect ran into a neighboring building and was confronging people with a firearm. Officers entered the building and were able to quickly and safely take the suspect into custody.

This is an ongoing, active investigation and additional details will be released when they become available.

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