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Bank Customer Helps Chico Police Catch Robbery Suspect

Published On: Nov 16 2012 04:25:27 PM CST
CHICO, Calif. -

A bank customer's alertness helped Chico Police nab a bank robbery suspect today. When the suspect drove away from the Tri-Counties Bank at West 5th St. and Salem St., the customer followed behind and told police where the suspect was headed.

The suspect entered the bank just after 11:30 on Fri. morning.

Police said he acted like he had a gun but did not say that he had a gun and no gun was seen.

He left with cash in a duffel bag.

Officers caught up to him and arrested him on the 1500 block of Nord Ave.