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Police, FBI, arrest bank robber who hit Sandy, SLC

Published May 24, 2013 7:56 pm

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Police and FBI agents have arrested a man for allegedly robbing banks in Salt Lake City and Sandy earlier this month.

Officers took the man into custody Thursday while he was at work, according to FBI spokeswoman Debbie Dujanovic Bertram. The most recent robbery reportedly happened Wednesday, when the man allegedly help up the Zions Bank at 8955 S. 700 East in Sandy. He also allegedly robbed the U.S. Bank at 888 E. 4500 South in Salt Lake City, on May 3.

Officers from the Sandy City Police Department, the Unified Police Department and agents from the FBI worked on the case. Leads including witness accounts and tips generated by news reports precipitated the man's arrest, Bertram said in an email. She did not say where the man worked.

A federal complaint relating to the case was filed against the man Friday.

jdalrymple@sltrib.com

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