(Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)

71-year-old arrested in Mission District bank robbery

A 71-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of robbing a bank in San Francisco’s Mission District on Friday afternoon, police said Monday.

The robbery was reported at 12:33 p.m. at a bank in the 2000 block of Mission Street.

The suspect walked into the bank and demanded money while simulating that he had a handgun, although no gun was seen, according to police.

A teller handed the man cash and he fled, but was found and arrested in a nearby store, police said. His name has not yet been released.

No one was injured in the robbery, according to police.

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