EUGENE, Ore. -- Eugene police arrested a suspect Wednesday in the most recent robbery of the U.S. Bank on West 18th Avenue.
James Lee Wood, 49, of Eugene was transported to the Lane County Jail on second-degree robbery charges.
Police said they responded to The Nile nightclub on Highway 99 after receiving a tip about the possible location of the suspect involved in the Aug. 19 robbery.
In the robbery, police said the suspect entered the bank located inside Albertsons, took cash and ran from the scene across West 18th and through Westmoreland Park.
Police contacted the suspect, James Lee Wood, age 49, of Eugene, and found information to arrest him for Robbery in the Second Degree. Thank you for assisting in the location of the suspect. https://t.co/EucYsLehbt https://t.co/lwidXadqmN
— Eugene Police Dept. (@EugenePolice) August 23, 2018
The suspect was described as a white male in his 40s or 50s, approximately 6 feet 2 inches tall and weighing between 180 and 200 pounds.
The West 18th location was previously robbed in July. Police said William Newman, 55, was arrested for that crime.
The U.S. Bank inside the Albertsons on Royal and Danebo avenues was robbed in May.
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