Bank robbery suspect arrested

The man who allegedly robbed the Mutual Bank on Ireland Road Monday morning has been arrested, according to South Bend Police.

The robbery happened just before 11:30 a.m.

Police say a man in his 20's wearing a black hat, black jeans and a plaid shirt entered the bank and handed the teller a note demanding money.

The suspect left with an undisclosed amount of money.

The suspect has been identified as 39-year-old David Frohwerk of South Bend.

Frohwerk has been charged with one count of bank robbery and one count of auto theft.

Police say Frohwerk used a stolen vehicle during the robbery.

The Mercury Sable pictured in surveillance photos was located Monday evening by a South Bend Police Officer.

Police say the arrest was made after a citizen called Crime Stoppers with a tip. They said the community's willingness to help was instrumental in making the arrest.

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