Alleged bank robber caught by police

DOWNEY - Downey police arrested a Long Beach man one day after he allegedly robbed a local bank.Marcell Hendrickson 22, is suspected of robbing the One West Bank at Downey Landing at about 9:15 a.m. on April 3. He allegedly handed a note to a bank teller demanding money. He took an undetermined amount of cash and drove away in a red vehicle, authorities said. Detectives were able to identify the vehicle and collected forensic evidence that led them to Hendrickson. Downey police arrested Hendrickson at about 10 a.m. the following day as he left his Long Beach home. The arrest was made without incident. Hendrickson was booked for bank robbery and transported to Los Angeles County Jail. Anyone with additional information on the case is asked to call the Downey Police Department at (562) 904-2308 or Detective Ethan Roberts at (562) 904-2334.

********** Published: April 18, 2013 - Volume 12 - Issue 01