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Police: West Manchester bank robber arrested in getaway

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YORK, Pa. (WHTM) -

Police said they arrested a suspect in a York County bank robbery just minutes after he committed the crime.

West Manchester Township police said bank employees saw Jose A. Matias Rodriguez get into a red Dodge Dakota pickup truck after he robbed the Susquehanna Bank branch in the 1200 block of Carlisle Road Thursday afternoon.

The employees called 911 with a description of the robber and his pickup, and an officer spotted Rodriguez on Carlisle Road within a minute of the 911 dispatch, police said.

He later admitted to robbing the bank and was charged with robbery and theft, police said.

Police said Rodriguez had handed a note demanding money to a teller, who then turned over the money in her drawer.

He did not have a gun or any other weapon at the time of his arrest, police said.

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