Suspect arrested in Surfside bank robbery

Police recover stolen cash

Published On: Apr 24 2012 02:41:30 PM EDT
SURFSIDE, Fla. -

A man trying to escape after robbing a Surfside bank Tuesday morning was arrested, according to Surfside police.

Police said Albert Walter Allen went into the Amtrust Bank at 9592 Harding Ave. about 11:40 a.m., carrying a bag, and told a teller, "Give me all your money."

The bank teller handed over the cash, and Allen left the bank, Surfside police said.

A police officer arrested Allen as he was trying to get into a vehicle parked behind the bank.

Police said they recovered the stolen money.