Man wanted in downtown bank robbery arrested after running from cops | News
COLUMBIA, SC (WIS)- Columbia Police have arrested a man wanted in connection with a robbery at the Palmetto Citizens Federal Credit Union on Washington Street Wednesday.
An investigator was following a Crimestoppers tip Thursday afternoon when he spotted 59-year-old Lawrence Graham Jordan walking along River Drive. Police say they caught up with Jordan after a short chase on foot.
Jordan is charged with armed robbery and entering a bank with intent to steal.
Witnesses tell police an older black male entered the bank just before 3 p.m., made threats to the staff, and demanded money. Witnesses did not see a gun, but the man left the bank with an undisclosed amount of money.
Police say no one was injured during the robbery.
Jordan was taken to Alvin S. Glenn Detention Center.
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