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Police arrest 2 for Tucson bank robbery

TUCSON, Ariz. — Authorities said two men suspected in the armed robbery of
a Tucson bank are in custody.

Tucson police said Thursday that 20-year-old Evan Curtis Hill and 48-year-old
John Murphy each have been booked into the Pima County Jail on suspicion of
armed robbery and aggravated robbery.

Both men were arrested after a chase through the city’s midtown area.

Police said a 911 call came in just before noon Wednesday about an armed robbery
at the Bank of the West.

Witnesses say a man entered the bank with a handgun, demanded money and left
with an undisclosed amount of cash.

Police said an officer spotted a vehicle in the area believed to be linked to
the robbery and gave chase.


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