Man arrested in South Austin bank robbery

Man arrested in South Austin bank robbery

Credit: APD

Man arrested in South Austin bank robbery

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by KVUE.com

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Posted on April 5, 2012 at 5:07 PM

AUSTIN -- Police have arrested a man after he robbed a bank in South Austin.

Just before 12 p.m. Wednesday, police say they responded to a bank robbery at the Wells Fargo Bank at 2326 South Congress Avenue.

APD says a man entered the bank and demanded cash. He then left on foot with an undisclosed amount of money. Police say no injuries were reported.

Police later found and arrested Christopher Parker, 53. He has been charged with robbery by threat, which is a 2nd degree felony.

Anyone with information is asked to call the robbery tip line at (512) 974-5092 or Crime Stoppers at (512) 472-TIPS.

This is Austin's fifth bank robbery of 2012.






 

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