Police arrested a man Saturday morning who is accused of robbing the Union Bank
ST. JOHNSBURY — Police arrested a man Saturday morning who is accused of robbing the Union Bank on Portland Street about 20 hours after the Friday afternoon robbery. It was about 10:30 a.m. on Saturday when Cpl. George Johnson located robbery suspect William Garrett, 37, at 319 Caledonia St. and took him into custody after a brief attempt by Garrett to flee arrest. Police were alerted by Union Bank staff about a robbery in progress about 2:30 p.m. on Friday. Officers got there quickly, but the robber, identified as Garrett, had left the bank with some cash. Sgt. Lester Cleary said Garrett did not show bank staff a weapon, but threatened harm in a note that he showed them. The suspect was quickly identified as Garrett, and the search began.