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Kimberly Houk ReportingPolice have arrested a man they think may have robbed a bank in Salt Lake City this afternoon. They were also able to recover the money taken.
The Wendy's where the money was found is about seven blocks from the Key Bank that was robbed earlier today. Several people who work there noticed in a garbage can in the women's restroom-- hundreds, fifties, and twenty dollar bills covered in red dye. They called police.
Police have been hot on the trail of 24-year old Shaun Fleming since yesterday. They say not only is he wanted for today's bank robbery, but they say he was also involved in a heated domestic violence incident that happened at a home in the Avenues yesterday.
Police say Fleming took off with a gun and later brutally assaulted a man while trying to take his car. That man is still recovering in the hospital.
It only took police 45 minutes after the bank robbery to catch up with Fleming in Tooele County. And thanks to the employees at Wendy's, the stolen money was recovered.
Joe Cyr, Salt Lake City Police Dept.: “You have an instance of some very, very honest and conscientious people working here in this Wendy’s. They immediately called police. They contained the evidence that they found. A lot of credit goes to them for just being good citizens.”
Police do have Fleming in custody; they are still questioning him, but say he will more than likely be charged in all three of these crimes.