Tempe police arrest suspected bank robber

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By Christina O'Haver By Christina O'Haver

TEMPE, Ariz. -- Tempe police arrested a suspect shortly after responding to a bank robbery Wednesday afternoon.

Police were called to the Compass Bank near Elliot Road and McClintock Drive around 2:45 p.m. for a robbery in progress.

A man reportedly brandished a weapon and fled with an undisclosed amount of cash.

Police located the suspect nearby. They said he was driving a vehicle that had been reported stolen earlier in the day.

The investigation is ongoing.