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Police releases identity of alleged Elk Grove bank robbery suspect | Update

Elk Grove police said Anthony Wright had the bank's money with him when he was arrested.

ELK GROVE, Calif. — UPDATE 8:49 p.m.: 

Elk Grove Police Department released the identity of the suspect who allegedly robbed a Chase Bank in the Laguna Crossroads shopping center in Elk Grove

Police said Anthony Wright, 40, handed the bank teller a note demanding money at about 3:39 p.m. The bank teller gave Wright an undisclosed amount of cash, officials said.

Police officers gathered information from witnesses who were able to provide a description and the direction the suspect was last seen. Witnesses told police officers the suspect was walking towards Laguna Boulevard.  

Officers found Wright walking west of Laguna Springs Drive, officials said. According to the Elk Grove Police Department, officers found the money that was stolen during the bank robbery on Wright when they searched him. 

Police booked Wright into the Sacramento County Main Jail on suspicion of robbery. He is being held without bail, according to jail records.

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Elk Grove police arrested a man Thursday evening for allegedly robbing a Chase Bank in the Laguna Crossroads shopping center.

One woman was taken to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries, according to police.

Police said the 40-year-old suspect had the bank's money with him when he was arrested.

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