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Arrest made in Bonita Springs bank robbery

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Posted at 6:45 AM, Aug 22, 2017
and last updated 2017-08-22 06:45:04-04

LEE COUNTY, Fla. -- We've learned an arrest has been made in a Bonita Springs bank robbery on Monday.

According to Southwest Florida Crime Stoppers, witnesses and quick acting deputies made it possible for them to nab 41-year-old Linn Thompson.

Lee County deputies say he went into the Wells Fargo bank just before 1 p.m. Monday, demanded cash, but didn't say he had a gun.

Witnesses took photos of the blue Jeep Liberty they say he fled in.

Deputies found the vehicle outside a nearby Advanced Auto Parts on South Tamiami Trail and arrested Thompson as he left the store.
He has been charged with one count of robbery.