Police arrest Bank of America robbery suspect
Two men tried to rob Palm Desert bank Monday morning, but got nothing
The Riverside County Sheriff's Department says deputies arrested one of two suspects who tried to rob a Palm Desert bank Monday morning.
According to Riverside County Sheriff Department Spokesman Angel Ramos, the two men entered a Bank of America bank branch near Monterey and Dinah Shore Drive just after 9:00 a.m. The branch is located in the Walmart shopping center parking lot.
One suspect pointed a handgun at a teller and demanded money. The teller refused and the suspects then fled the bank on foot, but later drove away in a Chrysler P.T. Cruiser.
The suspect arrested is 34 year old Ross Davis from Hemet. The outstanding suspect is described as a black man, between 20-30 years old, six feet tall, medium build. He was reportedly wearing a knit cap, dark jacket and light colored pants.
If you have any information about this crime your asked to call police or Crimestoppers at (760) 341-STOP.
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