Suspect arrested in Northwest Baltimore bank robbery

Incident occurred at Wachovia branch on Reisterstown Road

April 02, 2011|Chris Kaltenbach, The Baltimore Sun

City police arrested a suspect in the robbery of a Northwest Baltimore bank on Friday afternoon, a spokesman said.

The robbery occurred around 4 p.m. at a Wachovia bank in the 5700 block of Reisterstown Road. Police said a woman walked into the bank and handed the teller a note demanding money. She walked out of the bank with an undisclosed amount of cash, according to Detective Jeremy Silbert.

Shortly after police were called and arrived on the scene, they scoured the area and discovered the suspect in the 5300 block of Reisterstown Road, Silbert said.

Linda Leak-Parker, 46, of the 5900 block of Turnabout Lane in Columbia, was placed under arrest at the scene, police said.

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