Claremont bank robbery suspect in custody

Esteban Campos, 22, from Ontario was arrested on Wednesday, November 16 for a bank robbery in Claremont.

The California Bank and Trust on First Street and Yale Avenue was robbed at 4:49 p.m. on Wednesday, October 26. The lone bank robber passed a demand note and fled the bank on foot.

On Wednesday, November 16 at approximately 3 p.m., Claremont police detectives—with the assistance of the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Burglary and Robbery Task Force—arrested Mr. Campos in the city of Anaheim.

A lead to the suspect’s identity was provided to the LA County Sheriff’s Task Force, who then conducted surveillance. Mr. Campos was located at an Anaheim motel and was taken into custody without incident.

Mr. Campos is being held in the Claremont city jail on a felony robbery warrant and will appear at the Pomona Superior Court House on Thursday, November 17.


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