Bicycle cops catch suspected bank robber at restaurant

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SALT LAKE CITY -- Salt Lake City bicycle cops caught a robbery suspect trying to break into a restaurant just minutes after robbing two banks.

Police say the man first robbed the Brighton Bank near 300 South and State Street. Fifteen minutes later, he hit a Wells Fargo Fargo just down the road at 300 South and Main Street, but the officers on bikes were already on his trail.

Just moments later, they found him trying to get in through a locked door at the Acme Burger on 300 South and 200 West.

"Our burgers aren't very expensive, you know. So, I don't think he was going in to eat," said Ashlee Gross, who works at Acme Burger. "I do think that he was either trying to hide or see what we had in our cash drawer, but luckily they got him before he got in."

After a quick search, police felt they had their man and arrested 56-year-old Tony Canaday. They say it's all because of the quick work of Salt Lake's bike cops.

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