DANVILLE – Police arrested a 36 year old woman in connection with the Tuesday morning robbery of Bank of the West.
According to Police Chief Steve Simpkins, at approximately 9:10 a.m., the suspect, later identified as Jennifer Rae McClary, 36, Danville, entered the branch office at 307 Diablo Road.
McClary then reportedly handed the teller a note demanding money. No weapon was displayed during the crime. McClary fled the bank on foot and was last seen near the intersection of El Pintado Road and Diablo Road.
An investigation of the incident by Danville Police detectives led to McClary’s arrest. She was taken into custody at 12:20 pm, in the 200 block of Valley Creek Lane, in Danville, less than 1,000 feet from the bank she allegedly robbed more than 3 hours prior.
McClary was booked at the Martinez Detention Facility on charges of robbery and possession of a controlled substance.