DENVER (CBS4)– Police in Denver cornered a suspected bank robber several hours after he targeted a bank and took off with the cash. The suspected bank robber is 68 years old.
John Martinez is suspected of walking into the Wells Fargo at 38th and Pecos just after 9 a.m. Tuesday.READ MORE: 'Going To Take Some Time': Community Gathers To Remember Victims, Heal Together After Olde Town Arvada Shooting
Martinez, 68, was described to police as a senior man with gray hair about 6-feet tall.READ MORE: Water Quality Control Commission Votes Down Proposal To Allow More Pollution In Colorado Waterways
Police caught up with him at the Ramada at 26th and Zuni, about a mile away from the Wells Fargo bank.
Martinez was taken into custody about seven hours after he robbed the bank. He is being held on investigation of aggravated robbery.MORE NEWS: Colorado Woman Cassondra Stratton Missing After Miami Condo Collapse
It’s unclear what led officers to the motel to make the arrest.