Tucson headlines: Teen rescued from Mt. Lemmon fall; Apartment fire; Search for 'Wildcat bank robber'

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TUCSON, Ariz. -- Some scary moments on Mount Lemmon this weekend, after a teenage boy fell down a cave and injured his leg.

It happened Saturday afternoon inside Pepper Sauce cave.  The 14-year-old was about 50 feet deep when he fell.

Luckily, the Pinal County sheriff's department says a group of hikers found him and made a leg splint from nearby tree branches.

They then used a plastic picnic table as a stretcher, to carry him from the cave to a nearby trail head.

A helicopter flew the teen to the hospital, but he should be okay.


TUCSON, Ariz. -- The Tucson Fire Department says a cooking fire is to blame for about $25,000 in damages to a midtown apartment.

It happened at about 9:00 Saturday night at a complex near Speedway and Alvernon.

A neighbor saw smoke coming from the roof and called 911.

Firefighters contained the flames to the kitchen.

Two adults and their three young children were inside when the fire started, but they managed to escape without injuries.


TUCSON, Ariz. -- Tucson police are searching for the man now being called the "Wildcat bank robber."

He likes to wear UA gear.

He's described as 35 to 45 years old, 5'9" to 5'11", about 200 pounds, with strawberry blonde hair.

His first robbery was on October 27 at the Wells Fargo bank on Wilmot and 5th.

Then it happened just a few days later at the same location.

The third came on November 4 at Commerce Bank on west Ina.

If you have any information call 911 or 88-CRIME.