Bank Robbery Suspect Nabbed With Cash And Fake Gun

CITRUS HEIGHTS (CBS13) — Deputies arrested a bank robbery suspect within minutes of a heist in Citrus Heights and recovered cash and a fake gun inside his vehicle, authorities said.

The Sacramento County Sheriff’s Department said they received reports of a man brandishing a handgun during a robbery at the El Dorado Savings and Loan Bank near the intersection of Antelope Road and Lichen Drive before noon Friday, and a deputy quickly spotted a Toyota that matched the description of the suspect’s vehicle.

When the deputy tried to pull over the vehicle, the suspect attempted to flee but was quickly apprehended.

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Loose cash is spread over the seat in a bank robbery suspect's vehicle on Friday, Dec. 30, 2011. (CBS)

The driver, described as a man in his 60s, was taken into custody after investigators found stacks of $20 and $100 bills on his seat and also found an Airsoft pistol — a harmless but realistic-looking handgun replica.

The Citrus Heights Police Department said there was another robbery at a Bank of America a short distance away from the other incident, but it isn’t immediately clear whether the incidents are connected.

  • Snarf

    Apparently they’re raising the retirement age for bank robbers too…

  • Sac Blogger

    10 years in Prison…….

    Was it worth it?

    Bikini Videos!

  • gna

    Guess it was worth it for him to throw any future employment prospects away,
    who going to want to hire a bank robber ?

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