REDLANDS (CBSLA.com) — Authorities in San Bernardino County have arrested a 19-year-old man in connection with the attempted robbery of a Wells Fargo bank branch.
Zachary James Watson of Redlands was arrested Friday morning, authorities said in a department statement.READ MORE: Rain Falls Across Southland Sparking Risk Of Flash Flooding In Burn Areas
Officers said Watson entered the downtown Redlands bank, located at 220 E. State Street, just before 10 a.m. and allegedly handed the teller a demand note.READ MORE: Woman Goes Missing In Water Near Santa Monica Pier
“After the teller refused to hand over the money, the man left on foot and was apprehended by officers across the street from the bank,” police said in the statement.MORE NEWS: Shooting, Crash Shuts Down 60 Freeway In Pomona
Anyone with more information about this case was asked to call Detective Corey Hunt at (909) 798-7688 or Redlands Police Dispatch at (909) 798-7681.