Bank robbery suspect is hauled out and cuffed by armed SWAT team after ‘taking multiple hostages’ in botched raid on Wells Fargo in Arlington, Virginia on Tuesday
The unidentified suspect entered the Wells Fargo, implied he had a weapon and barricaded himself inside the bank
Police say the man robbed the bank shortly after 3pm and held five people hostage
The male suspect was seen being led out in handcuffs shortly after the Arlington police SWAT Team arrived and ordered everyone out
Four adults and one child inside the bank were able to safely exit
There were no injuries
Stills from a dramatic video captured the moment a man dragged out of the Wells Fargo Bank in Arlington, Virginia in handcuffs after he held up five people hostage at gun point
Just one day after an armed gunman opened fire at a bank in Kentucky, another armed suspect has been arrested after holding multiple people hostage at a bank in Virginia.
Dramatic video captured the moment a man who said he had a gun was dragged out of a Virginia bank in handcuffs after holding five people hostage.
SWAT Team members drag bank robber dragged out of Wells Fargo Bank in Arlington, Virginia on Tuesday
A SWAT team was caught on camera Tuesday hauling the suspect out of the Wells Fargo on Washington Boulevard in Arlington just after 4pm after they safely got the four adults and one child inside to safety.
Officials have said the bank was robbed shortly after 3pm, but the suspect — a man in his 20s — remained inside the bank.
The unidentified suspect is said to have entered the bank, implied he had a weapon and demanded money. He then barricaded inside the bank with patrons and employees.
Footage taken shortly before 4pm shows SWAT officers entering the building
Arlington police arrived at the scene of the Wells Fargo within minutes after the robbery suspect barricaded himself inside
SWAT teams arrived on the scene of an armed robbery in Arlington, Virginia on Tuesday and quickly apprehended the suspect
Arlington police rescued the hostages
Shortly after 4pm, a group of heavily armed officers were seen approaching the bank and commanding those inside to come out with their hands up.
The male suspect was seen being led out in handcuffs, ARL Now reported. Four adults and one child inside the bank were able to safely exit, the department added. There were no injuries.