Police arrest bank robbery suspect in Bountiful

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BOUNTIFUL -- A man is in jail suspected of robbing a Centerville bank.

Police officers arrested William Dale Walstrand in connection with a robbery that happened Monday afternoon.

Centerville police surrounded a Bountiful home in the area of 1800 South and Spring Creek Drive Monday night after tracking 33-year-old Walstrand there.

Officers from several agencies responded to the home after getting a tip that the vehicle used in the Centerville bank robbery had been spotted at the Bountiful home.

Police arrest bank robbery suspect in Bountiful

Lt. Paul Child of Centerville Police Department said after police attempted to talk with Walstrand through a bullhorn, a young boy came to the door.

William Dale Walstrand
William Dale Walstrand

Police removed the child safely and then arrested Walstrand.

Earlier in the day, Chopper Five was over the Chase Bank at 315 N. Market St. as law enforcement officers investigated the robbery there.

Investigators say the bank robber dropped a black handgun as he was leaving the bank and then picked it up again as he ran to his pickup truck.

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