Suspect nabbed after robbing Wells Fargo in SoMa

A bank robber who held up a South of Market Wells Fargo bank Friday afternoon was arrested soon after the heist, according to police.

The 39-year-old suspect was arrested at approximately 12:10 p.m. Friday near the intersection of Brannan and Third streets after entering a Wells Fargo bank and demanding money.

After he fled with cash, bank employees flagged down a nearby police officer who apprehended the alleged robber.

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