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Police: Wheelchair bank robber taken into custody

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TWIN FALLS, Idaho (AP) - A south-central Idaho man police say robbed a bank while in a wheelchair but was captured in the parking lot is in custody.
    
The Times-News reports (http://bit.ly/1l2WtPu) that 60-year-old Robert Bower of Twin Falls is being held in the Twin Falls County Jail and is facing a felony robbery charge.
    
Twin Falls Police Lt. Craig Stotts says Bower handed a teller a note Tuesday afternoon and left with an undisclosed amount of cash.
    
Stotts says police responded at 1 p.m. and found Bower in the parking lot with a taxi van he took to the bank.
    
It's not clear if Bower has an attorney.
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Information from: The Times-News, http://www.magicvalley.com

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