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Man arrested in Arkansas in connection with New Year's Eve bank robbery

By KBJR News 1

Man arrested in Arkansas in connection with New Year's Eve bank robbery

January 23, 2014 Updated Jan 23, 2014 at 11:59 AM CDT

Duluth, MN (NNCNOW.com) --- Federal authorities have arrested a man in connection with a New Year's Eve bank robbery in Duluth after they found him in Arkansas.

FBI Agents and West Memphis local authorities took a 35 year old suspect into custody at a residence in West Memphis, Arkansas for the robbery at U.S. Bank in Duluth.

On December 31st, Duluth police were called to the bank along Superior Street on the report of a robbery. An initial investigation revealed that the suspect entered the bank and demanded money. The man allegedly said he had a gun in the bag he was carrying, however he did not pull out the gun.

The man left with an undisclosed amount of cash.

The suspect remains in federal custody.

Posted to the web by Krista Burns
kburns@kbjr.com