Ex-police office nabs suspected bank robber
A former police officer made quick work Friday of a suspected bank robber in Sandy.
The 54-year-old man walked into a TransWest Credit Union about 4:10 p.m. and passed the teller a note asking for money, said Sgt. Jon Arnold in a press release.
The teller handed over an undisclosed amount of cash and the robber left the 10692 S. State St. location.
"Within seconds," a man walked into the bank from another door, Arnold said. He was told the bank was closed because they'd just been robbed.
The customer, a former police officer who was legally armed, went outside and found the suspected robber within 75 yards of the bank based on a description from the teller. He held the man at gunpoint until officers arrived.
The suspect was booked into the Salt Lake County jail on suspicion of bank robbery.
See more about comments here.