Update (10 a.m. Wednesday):Anne Arundel County Police spokesman Justin Mulcahy named the suspect arrested on Central Avenue in connection with yesterday's M&T Bank Robbery. He is William Alexander Norbeck, 31. His last known address was on Cambridge Drive in Crofton.
Mulcahy said that police were called to the M&T for a bank robbery around 3:10 p.m. on Tuesday. Tellers told officers that a man came into the bank and demanded money. He then moved his jacket to reveal a gun in a holster on his right hip. The tellers gave the man money and he fled out the front door.
Mulcahy said that the suspect's car was located on Central Avenue near Williamsburg Road a short time later where he was taken into custody. No booking photo is being released at this time.
Anne Arundel County Police closed Central Avenue (Route 214) at about 3 p.m. Tuesday after unmarked and marked police cars chased and then captured a man they suspected of robbing the Edgewater just minutes before.
The road was closed between and in Davidsonville. The bank robbery took place in Edgewater, at the M&T branch next to the convenience store on Solomons Island Road (Route 2).
Anne Arundel County Police could not be reached for comment.
An eyewitness said that in all seven police cars were on the scene for the arrest. Police pulled over a small black imported sedan.
"[The police] had guns drawn when they got out of their cars, and they quickly got the guy on the ground and in handcuffs," the witness said.
Edgewater Patch has covered the summer's previous bank robberies on and . In both of those robberies, the suspect fled on foot. In this incident the robber drove away in a small black imported sedan, according to witnesses.