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Man arrested after robbery at Achieva Credit Union

ST. PETERSBURG — A St. Petersburg credit union was robbed Wednesday afternoon, and police arrested a suspect shortly afterward.

The Achieva Credit Union office at 413 62nd Ave. N was robbed by a man who gave a teller a threatening note demanding money, St. Petersburg police said. Police responded about 1:30 p.m.

The man didn't have a weapon.

A witness reported seeing a man run from the bank after the robbery to the El Patio Motel, 6733 Fourth St. N. Officers arrested the suspect there without a fight, police said.

Police did not immediately release the suspect's name.

Man arrested after robbery at Achieva Credit Union 04/03/13 [Last modified: Wednesday, April 3, 2013 5:14pm]
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