Bank heist suspect caught in an hour

The suspect in a Springfield bank robbery is held in the back of a police car, Feb. 11, 2014. (WDTN Photo/Neil Black)
WDTN Photo/Neil Black
WDTN Photo/Neil Black

SPRINGFIELD, Ohio (WDTN) – It took Springfield Police less than an hour to catch a bank robbery suspect Tuesday morning.

Springfield Police Chief Steve Moody told 2 NEWS the man walked into PNC Bank on South Limestone Street around 9:30 a.m. and demanded money.

Officers arrested the suspect at a house in the 500 block of Homeview Avenue after being tipped by a citizen about the getaway car.

The man is also suspected in a Certified Gas Station holdup on East Main Street in Springfield Monday night. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others and keep the conversation on topic and civil. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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