Blotter: Denton police search for suspect in bank robbery

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Denton police are on the lookout for a man caught on tape robbing a local bank Thursday.

The suspect, described as a white man wearing a black T-shirt, jeans and a tan baseball cap, walked into a bank in the 900 block of South Avenue C and took an undisclosed amount of money, according to Officer Ryan Grelle, a spokesman for the Denton Police Department.

Police said no weapon was displayed and it’s not known if the man was armed.

He left the bank on foot in an unknown direction.

If anyone has information regarding the robbery, contact Investigator Keith Smith by e-mail at keith.smith@cityofdenton.com or by phone at 940-349-7912.

Other reports

1600 block of East McKinney Street — Police officers responded to a call about gunfire this week after two women and a man were reported arguing outside an apartment complex.

Witnesses told police three shots were fired.

No injuries were reported, officials said.

Roundup

From 7 a.m. Thursday to 7 a.m. Friday:

*Denton County sheriff’s dispatchers handled 797 service and officer-initiated calls for the agencies they serve, and 46 people were booked into Denton County Jail.

*Denton police handled 376 service and officer-initiated calls and posted 28 reports online.

*Denton firefighters responded to 24 medical calls, one contained cooking fire, one unauthorized burn, one outside rubbish fire and one vehicle accident and assisted three agencies.

Argyle firefighters assisted one citizen and responded to one smoke investigation, one structure fire, one water main break and four medical calls. Argyle police assisted one agency and responded to five traffic calls.

Aubrey firefighters responded to one structure fire, one traffic transport incident and one medical call. Aubrey police responded to one missing person report, one theft and 11 traffic calls.

Bartonville police responded to one medical call.

Corinth police assisted two agencies and responded to one assault, one harassment report, three suspicious activity calls, 29 traffic calls, one medical call, one welfare concern, four traffic transport incidents and two animal complaints.

Double Oak firefighters responded to one structure fire and three medical calls. Double Oak police responded to 12 traffic calls, one animal complaint and two medical calls.

Flower Mound firefighters responded to one structure fire and one medical call. Flower mound police responded to one illegal burn, one structure fire and one illegal dumping.

Hickory Creek police assisted two agencies as well as one motorist and responded to 16 traffic calls, three welfare concerns and two traffic transport incidents.

Justin firefighters responded to two medical calls. Justin police responded to one traffic call and one animal complaint.

Krum firefighters responded to one smoke investigation and two carbon monoxide or hazardous materials calls. Krum police responded to one deadly conduct call, one forgery/fraud call, four suspicious activity calls, four traffic calls and one animal complaint.

Lake Cities firefighters responded to one assault, seven medical calls, one traffic transport incident, one illegal burn and one structure fire and assisted one citizen.

Lewisville firefighters responded to one structure fire. Lewisville police made 10 arrests.

Little Elm firefighters responded to two structure fires, one traffic transport incident, one assault and five medical calls. Little Elm police assisted two motorists and one agency and responded to two burglary reports, three disturbance calls, one illegal dumping, three ordinance violations, four suspicious activity calls, one theft report, 28 traffic calls, one welfare concern, two traffic transport incidents and one animal complaint.

Northeast police responded to one verbal disturbance, one theft in progress and 16 traffic calls.

Northlake police assisted one agency and one motorist and responded to 12 traffic calls, one reckless driver, one welfare concern and one traffic transport incident.

Oak Point firefighters responded to two structure fires, one medical call and assisted one motorist. Oak Point police assisted one motorist, made two arrests and responded to one harassment report, one medical call and two suspicious activity calls.

Ponder firefighters responded to one smoke investigation. Ponder police assisted one agency and responded to one animal complaint.

Pilot Point firefighters responded to one structure fire and assisted two citizens. Pilot Point police responded to one burglary, one noise complaint and four traffic calls.

Sanger firefighters responded to one medical call and one structure fire. Sanger police assisted one agency and one motorist and responded to two reckless drivers, one sexual assault, one suspicious activity, five traffic calls, one traffic transport incident and one animal complaint.

Trophy Club firefighters responded to one medical call and assisted one citizen. Trophy Club police responded to one Child Protective Services referral, one report of gunshots, one ordinance violation, one suspicious activity call, 17 traffic calls, two traffic complaints, one warrant investigation and two animal complaints.

— Megan Gray

Denton County Crime Stoppers will pay a reward of up to $1,000 for information leading to an arrest in these or other crimes. Callers will remain anonymous. Call 1-800-388-TIPS (8477). Reach the Denton police narcotics tip line at 940-565-5801.


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