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Police arrest Vancouver bank robbery suspect a few blocks from the bank

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VANCOUVER, WA (KPTV) -

A bank robbery suspect was caught a short distance from the scene of the crime, according to police.

Officers responded to Chase Bank on the 1200 block of Broadway Street at 1:40 p.m. Friday. 

Investigators said a man entered the bank, implied he had a weapon and demanded money. He then got away with an undisclosed amount of cash.

Officers canvassed the area and located a man matching the description of the suspect just a few blocks from the bank.

Robert Bemis, 24, was arrested on the charge of first-degree robbery and booked into the Clark County Jail.

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