Security National Bank robbery: Springfield police nab suspect within minutes

Published: Friday, June 07, 2019 @ 5:39 PM
Updated: Saturday, June 08, 2019 @ 9:40 PM

Springfield Police arrested a man shortly after a bank robbery at the Security National Bank on West Main Street Friday afternoon.

UPDATE @ 9:40 p.m. (June 8)

The Springfield Police Division did not name the suspect arrested Friday evening following the Security National Bank robbery.

However, Clark County Jail records show that 55-year-old Jeffrey Scott Holbert was booked Friday night on a felony robbery charge after he was arrested by Springfield police.

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Jeffrey Scott Holbert(CLARK COUNTY JAIL)

Holbert is being held on a $50,000 bond while he awaits a Monday arraignment in Clark County Municipal Court, online jail records show.

EARLIER REPORT

Police nabbed a suspect a couple blocks away within minutes of a robbery Friday evening at Security National Bank.

The robbery was reported at 4:51 p.m. at the bank, 920 W. Main St. in Springfield. The suspect was apprehended at 5:15 p.m. about two blocks away, Springfield police said.

The robber handed a note but did not show a weapon. He was described as a white man in his 50s wearing a maroon hooded sweatshirt.

The same bank was robbed on Jan. 22.

RELATED: Surveillance footage released from January robbery at Security National Bank in Springfield

In that case, the robber was a white man between 50 and 60 who stood 5 feet, 11 inches and weighed around 150 pounds. He wore a blue coat with “U.S. Polo” written on the back, black sunglasses and gloves with lime green trim.