Police arrest bank robbery suspect on light rail train

Police arrest bank robbery suspect on light rail train

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by WCNC.com Staff

WCNC.com

Posted on November 29, 2012 at 6:04 PM

Updated Thursday, Nov 29 at 11:50 PM

CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- The man who robbed a Wells Fargo branch on South Boulevard Thursday afternoon was arrested on a light rail train shortly afterword, according to Charlotte-Mecklenburg police.

The robbery happened at 4:40 p.m. and officers boarded a light rail train at South and East Boulevards where they saw a man matching the description of the suspect.

When police searched the man they found a gun and cash that is believed to belong to the bank.

The suspect was taken to police headquarters for questioning. Police have not released his name.

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