Police: Man Arrested On Bus After Robbing Bank In Uptown

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — Police say a man was arrested Wednesday after allegedly robbing a bank in Uptown and fleeing on a city bus.

According to the Minneapolis Police Department, the man robbed the TCF Bank on the 1400 block of West Lake Street around 9 a.m. Wednesday, after presenting the teller with a note.

He then left the bank and was spotted by a witness on a bus.

The bus was tracked to 24th Street East and Harriet Avenue South where the man was arrested without incident.

Police say the Robbery Unit is beginning an investigation and will determine if charges will be presented for consideration.

The man’s identity was not available.

  • Dave

    Ok – so this is more proof a bus is not the most dependable means to get somewhere . lol

  • MPLSGuy

    What are you talking about?It got him away from the scene of the crime.

  • MPLSGuy

    Bus driver was a little suspicious when he tried to pay his fare with a $100 covered in purple dye though.

  • ChimpSquasher

    he didn’t do it…it was the little man inside him who did

  • customer

    Why rob TCFs, rob USBank or Wells Fargo.

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