The Antioch Police Department announced the arrest of a suspect in a bank robbery attempt Friday.
The incident occurred at 12:21 pm when Antioch Police officers responded to the Wells Fargo Bank located in the 1700 block of ‘A’ Street on a reported robbery attempt.
Wells Fargo Bank reported the responsible had passed a note to the teller and demanded money. The responsible fled the bank on foot prior to obtaining any money. Responding officers located a suspect matching the responsible’s description in the 100 block of E. 18th Street.
Officers contacted 41 year-old Ruben Paez, who was positively identified as the responsible in the robbery. Paez was later booked in the Martinez Detention Facility for attempted robbery.
Anyone with information regarding this case is encouraged to call the Antioch Police Department non-emergency line at (925)778-2441. You may also text a tip to 274637 (CRIMES) using key word ANTIOCH