COLUMBIA, Mo. – Authorities have arrested a 20-year-old suspect in an attempted Missouri bank robbery.
Columbia police said in a news release that the suspect went into a Commerce Bank branch around 10:15 a.m. Thursday and requested an undisclosed amount of cash. No one was hurt.
The Callaway County Sheriff’s Office said in a Facebook post that two deputies and a Missouri State Highway Patrol trooper spotted the suspect on foot about an hour later near a business in Kingdom City. He was taken into custody without incident and transferred to the custody of Columbia police.
Kingdom City is about 20 miles east of Columbia.