Boise Police Investigate Bank Holdup
UPDATE: Just an hour after the bank robbery this afternoon, detectives and store employees had pulled high quality images of the suspect off the store's security system and made them available to the public via local and social media.
A short time later, a tip came into the Crime Stoppers tipline; 343-COPS. Officers followed up on the tip and located the suspect, identified as Daniel E. Fisher, 42 of Boise, at a motel near the Boise Airport at approximately 8:30 p.m. He was taken into custody for questioning and arrested on the charges. The suspect will be booked into the Ada County Jail.
"Getting the suspect identified so quickly was key in locating him and making this arrest," said Sgt. Mark Barnett of the Boise Police Violent Crimes Unit. "From the bank and store employees, to the officers involved and citizens sharing the information, a lot of people and some fast work went into finding the suspect."
Fisher has been charged with Robbery.
Boise, Idaho ( KMVT-TV / KTWT-TV ) - Police in Boise are looking for a bike riding suit wearing bank robber who held up a bank this Wednesday afternoon. Authorities say the man walked into a bank inside a retail store on the northwest corner of West Franklin Road and South Orchard Street, made threatening statements and demanded cash. The incident was reported at 1:36pm. Police from Garden City, Meridian, Boise, and the Ada County Sheriff’s office began an immediate search of the area but was unable to locate the suspect. He is described as a light skinned male, thin build, wearing a dark suit and tie with shaded glasses. The suspect is balding on top with short dark hair above his ears.
Police are asking for the public’s help. If you recognize the person in the photos you are asked to call the authorities.