Suspect in Jeffersonville bank robbery arrested

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Published: May. 27, 2021 at 1:35 PM EDT
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JEFFERSONVILLE, Ind. (WAVE) - A quick arrest was made in the robbery of a Jeffersonville, Ind. bank.

Derrick Staser, 46, of New Castle, Ind., was taken into custody by Jeffersonville police.

The robbery happened just after 9 a.m. at the Chase Bank in the 1600 block of E. 10th Street. Police say Staser, who entered the bank as the first customer of the day, approached a teller and handed her a note demanding cash. Staser fled after getting the money and tried to chance his clothing.

A Clark County deputy sheriff in the area heard a description of Staser and spotted him in the area of E. 10th and Sharon Drive. The deputy notified Jeffersonville police who arrested Staser.

Jeffersonville police say a portion of the cash was recovered.

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