RIVERSIDE, Calif. – A Riverside man was arrested for attempting to rob a Bank of America on Wednesday afternoon.
At around 2:36 p.m., the Riverside Police Department Public Safety Communications Center received a silent alarm activation from the bank located in the 9200 block of Magnolia Avenue. Officers arrived within 2 minutes and took the suspect, identified as 57-year-old Robert Oakley, into custody as he exited the bank.
Through investigation, it was determined that Oakley handed the teller a demand not asking for money and indicating that he was armed with a gun. The teller activated the silent robbery alarm. Oakley was booked into jail for Attempted Robbery and is being held in lieu of $30,000 bail.
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