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Man suspected of robbing downtown Spokane bank arrested Thursday afternoon

UPDATED: Thu., March 29, 2018, 9:58 p.m.

Michael S. Parsons, 47, was taken into custody at about 12:45 p.m. Thursday, March 29, 2018 without incident near the Cracker Building at the corner of Pacific Avenue and Bernard Street in downtown Spokane. (Nathanael Massey / The Spokesman-Review)
Michael S. Parsons, 47, was taken into custody at about 12:45 p.m. Thursday, March 29, 2018 without incident near the Cracker Building at the corner of Pacific Avenue and Bernard Street in downtown Spokane. (Nathanael Massey / The Spokesman-Review)

A man suspected of robbing a downtown Spokane bank was arrested late Thursday morning.

Michael S. Parsons, 47, was taken into custody at about 11 a.m. without incident near the Cracker Building at the corner of Pacific Avenue and Bernard Street in downtown Spokane. He was booked into Spokane County Jail at about 12:45 p.m., where he faces a charge of first-degree robbery.

Parsons is accused of robbing U.S. Bank, 428 W. Riverside Ave., at about 4:40 p.m. Wednesday. Surveillance video captured him passing a note across the counter to a teller and leaving with an undisclosed amount of money.


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