Texarkana bank robber arrested

By Nikki Henderson | nhenderson@ktalnews.tv

Published 07/08 2014 02:27PM

Updated 07/08 2014 09:15PM

After the surveillance photo of the suspect was circulated by the news media.  Almost immediately Detectives began receiving tips. 

Detectives were able to determine that the suspect was a Robert Russell, 44, of Texarkana, Arkansas. 

Officers responded to a business in the 900 block of Walton Dr. and found Russell possessing a couple of items linking him to the robbery.  Russell was arrested for Robbery and some unrelated warrants and transported to jail.

The robbery happened shortly before 1 p.m. Tuesday at the Capital One in the 4800 block of Texas Blvd.

A white male between the ages of 20 and 40-years-old entered the bank and gave the teller a note demanding money.  The suspect then fled with an undisclosed amount of cash.

The suspect was wearing a red shirt with the word "Old Navy" on it and khaki pants.

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