Avondale bank robbery suspect arrested in Buckeye

AVONDALE, Ariz. - Police arrested a suspect in a bank robbery Wednesday evening.

Avondale PD officials said they received calls of an armed robbery at Credit Union West near Van Buren Street and Litchfield Road.

When they went to the scene, witnesses said a man in dark clothing with his face covered pointed a gun and demanded money from tellers.

Police don't know how much money he took from the bank, but they were able to find a suspect driving near El Mirage Road and MC 85. He was taken into custody without incident, officials said.

The FBI is taking the lead on the investigation.

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