Update: 2 Suspects Arrested Minutes After LR Bank Robbery

Published 03/25 2014 09:53AM

Updated 03/25 2014 03:12PM

Left to right: Derrick Galvin and Myron Thompson
Left to right: Derrick Galvin and Myron Thompson
Update (1:50 p.m.): 
LITTLE ROCK, AR - Police have released the names of two local men arrested minutes after a bank robbery.

Derrick Galvin, 20, and Myron Thompson, 22, both listed as homeless, are charged with aggravated robbery and theft of property in the holdup this morning at the U.S. Bank on West Markham St. near Park Plaza.

According to the police report, Galvin approached a teller and threw a black bag before jumping on the teller counter armed with a handgun and demanding cash be put in the bag.

The report states that Thompson stayed in the lobby as a lookout.

Police responding to the scene first encountered the suspects at South Hughes and I-630 as they ran from the bank. They were taken into custody after a brief footchase.

The police report also noted that a bank worker recognized one of the suspects as having been in the bank on Monday wearing purple latex gloves and acting suspiciously.

Update (10:15 a.m.):
LITTLE ROCK, AR - Two suspects have been arrested just 20 minutes after a bank robbery on West Markham Street.

More details to come soon from Little Rock Police who cite "exemplary work by responding officers."

Original story (9:55 a.m.):
LITTLE ROCK, AR - An investigation is under way after a bank robbery in midtown.

It happened around 9:25 Tuesday morning at the U.S. Bank branch at 6320 West Markham, located near Park Plaza.

We'll have more information as soon as it becomes available.

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