PALMDALE (  — The Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department arrested a 50-year-old Palmdale man Tuesday on suspicion of bank robbery.

Walter Compton was arrested after the LASD’s Major Crimes Bureau executed a search warrant on his residence.

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The search warrant stemmed from a bank robbery that occurred on March 12, 2014 at approximately 2:30 p.m., at the Union Bank located at 843 W. Lancaster Bl., Lancaster.

The suspect, who witnesses described as a male black, approximately 50-60 years old, had allegedly walked into the Union Bank and demanded money from a teller. After the teller gave the suspect money, he fled. Responding LASD Lancaster Station deputies were unable to locate the suspect.

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LASD detectives reportedly recovered evidence believed to be related to the crime.

Compton is scheduled to be arraigned tomorrow at the Antelope Valley Courthouse.

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Anyone with information about this robbery is asked to call the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department’s Major Crimes Bureau, Lieutenant Oliva, at (562) 946-7008.