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KHQ CRIMETRACKER: First look at accused bank robber

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Jarrod Bestrom makes court appearance. He's accused of robbing a bank in Spokane Thursday Jarrod Bestrom makes court appearance. He's accused of robbing a bank in Spokane Thursday
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Strangely police say he also had a fake baby with him. On his way out of the bank, police say, Bestrom ditched the fake baby and made a bee-line for his vehicle. Unfortunately for him, an off-duty police officer was working security at the bank, and noticed Bestrom had cash literally falling out of his pockets.

He'd just heard a robbery call on the police radio, connected the dots, and called for backup. Bestrom was arrested 4 minutes later and made his first court appearance Friday.

He was ordered held on a $25,000 bond and will be arraigned at the end of October.


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