Jul 29, 2014
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La Quinta Man Accused of Robbing Palm Desert Bank

The man is accused of last weekend's robbery at the the First Bank branch in the 73000 block of Highway 111.

La Quinta Man Accused of Robbing Palm Desert Bank

A 28-year-old La Quinta man was behind bars Friday for allegedly using a demand note to rob a 1st Bank branch in Palm Desert.

Joshua Franklin Wehe was being held at the county jail in Indio in lieu of $30,000 bail, according to the Riverside County Sheriff's Department.

Wehe, who was arrested late Thursday, allegedly committing the robbery around 11:50 a.m. last Saturday at the bank at 73000 Highway 111, according to Riverside County sheriff's Sgt. Ken Black.

The bandit passed a teller a note demanding money, was handed an undisclosed amount of cash and fled in a vehicle. No weapons were used and no one was hurt, Black said.

– City News Service. 

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