Suspected bank robber forces closure of Loop 101/202 interchange

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SCOTTSDALE - Bank robber makes off with cash after threatening bank workers with fake explosive, then causes East Valley freeway back-up.

Scottsdale police investigated a bank robbery and possible explosive left at a Wells Fargo early Monday afternoon.

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Suspected bank robber causes freeway closure - Suspected bank robber causes freeway closure when DPS catches up with him on the Loop 202 on-ramp.

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The bank near 90th Street and Mountain View Road was evacuated as police investigated the possible explosive which turned out to just be a threat.

Scottsdale police along with the Department of Public Safety took the suspect, Daniel Logue, 54, into cutody on the Loop 202 on-ramp.

Logue left the bag on the counter during the robbery after stating it had an explosive inside.

Logue then left the bank with an undisclosed amount of cash.

After Logue's vehicle was located on the southbound Loop 101, the Department of Public Safety shut down the right lane of the highway as well as the on-ramp to the Loop 202 while bomb sniffing dogs investigated the car.