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UPDATE: Coeur d'Alene bank robbery suspect arrested

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UPDATE: 

The North Idaho Violent Crimes Task Force arrested a 34-year-old Hayden man in connection to a Monday afternoon bank robbery in Coeur d'Alene. 

Charles Bartkowiak was arrested on an outstanding $100,000 arrest warrant for robbery and burglary in connection to the bank robbery on Monday. Investigators believe Bartkowiak was working alone in the robbery, but they are still investigating. 

The Sheriff's Office wants to thank everyone who called in with tips. 

Previous Coverage: 

The Kootenai County Sheriff's Office is asking for the public's help identifying a bank robbery suspect.

The robbery happened around 4 p.m. today when deputies were dispatched to Bank CDA in Hayden.

The man is described as a white man in his late 20s or early 30s, approximately 6-feet tall with a heavy build, blonde colored hair, beard, and was last seen wearing a black colored hooded sweatshirt and black pants. The man fled the area south on Government Way in what's thought to be a white Oldsmobile Olero sedan with no license plates.


 Anyone with information regarding the identity of this person is asked to contact the North Idaho Violent Crimes Task Force (NIVCTF) at 208-665-4455 or the Kootenai County Sheriff’s Office at 208-446-1300. 

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