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Suspected bank robber arrested as he tries to flee scene

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Vincent was booked into the Kootenai County Jail and is being held without bond on one count of robbery. Vincent was booked into the Kootenai County Jail and is being held without bond on one count of robbery.
DALTON GARDENS, Idaho -

Kootenai County Sheriff's deputies arrested a bank robbery suspect as he tried to flee the scene of the crime Thursday afternoon.

The KSCO says that just before 4 p.m. Thursday, deputies were called to the US Bank on North Government Way for a reported robbery in progress.

During that call, two nearby deputies noticed a man walking away from the bank. He was detained, and the deputies were able to confirm he matched the description of the bank robber.

That man, 49-year-old Timothy A. Vincent, admitted to the robbery. Police say he's a transient man originally from Chico, California.

Police say Vincent never brandished a weapon, but did give the bank teller a note saying that he had a gun and was demanding money. Vincent then fled the bank with an undisclosed amount of cash.

Vincent was booked into the Kootenai County Jail and is being held without bond one one count of robbery.

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