Des Moines Police Investigate Downtown Bank Robbery

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Suspect in bank robbery taken into custody. (WHO-HD)

Suspect in bank robbery taken into custody. (WHO-HD)

DES MOINES, Iowa – Police in Des Moines caught a robbery suspect just blocks from the crime scene Wednesday morning.

Police were called to the Bank of America, located at 317 6th Avenue, in the skywalk, shortly before 12 p.m.

Police said the money taken by the suspect had tracking equipment in it and they followed the signal.

43-year-old Curtis Boykin has been charged with 2nd degree robbery.