Man wearing white T-shirt suspected in bank robbery |

Man wearing white T-shirt suspected in bank robbery

Nevada Appeal

MINDEN – Deputies arrested one man in connection with a robbery at the Bank of America in Minden Tuesday evening following a house-to-house search.

A man was seen running from the bank just before 5 p.m. wearing all black with neon shoelaces, authorities said. Bank employees told officers the man was armed.

Shortly after the robbery, deputies spotted a man in a white T-shirt running through the parking lot of a Minden office building.

Less than an hour after the robbery, Douglas County deputies took the man in white into custody after they allegedly caught him trying get into a home in the Mackland subdivision through a pet door, authorities said.

Papers from the bank were allegedly found in the yard of the home where the man wearing white was hiding.

The man’s identity was not immediately released.

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At 7 p.m., authorities reported finding a bag containing a gun and a mask believed to have been used in the robbery near where the man in white was arrested.

Agents from the Federal Bureau of Investigation were on scene from Reno.

This is the second robbery in the Carson Valley this year, and the second in Northern Nevada in the past week.

The Keystone Avenue branch of Wells Fargo was robbed the morning of Nov. 17. The suspect in that robbery allegedly said he was armed with a bomb and fled to Carson City where he was arrested.

The Bank of America branch inside Raley’s was robbed on Dec. 20. The suspect in that robbery was described as a 20-year-old man, 5 feet 8 inches tall weighing 150 pounds.