Florida Man Charged In Des Moines Bank Robbery

Photo: Lake County, Minnesota Sheriff's Office

(Des Moines, IA) -- A Florida man is in custody after an unusual bank robbery in Des Moines.

Police say 22-year-old Javier Camacho-Cepeda is accused of taking an Uber to rob Chase Bank at 6150 SE 14th Street Wednesday, then stealing his driver's vehicle at gunpoint. The suspect was later pulled over on I-35 in Minnesota. Police found a gun and cash in the vehicle.

Camacho-Cepeda is being held at the Lake County, Minnesota Sheriff's Office. The investigation is ongoing.

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