Carver County authorities arrest suspect in bank robbery

Photo courtesy Carver County Sheriff's Office 

The Carver County Sheriff’s Office says a 27-year-old man from Cologne was arrested in connection to a bank robbery Friday afternoon. 

Authorities responded to a report of an armed robbery at Klein Bank in Victoria at 2:06 p.m. Friday. The suspect reportedly handed the banker a note demanding cash and displayed a knife. He fled after receiving cash from the banker. 

The suspect was identified and arrested at his residence on Benton Street in Cologne. The suspect’s car was seized and will be searched. Deputies believe the clothing, money, and other evidence from the crime will be found in the car. 

The suspect remains in Carver County Jail pending formal charges of aggravated robbery.