A Medaryville man was arrested Saturday after robbing the Lake City Bank in Medaryville at gunpoint.
The Pulaski County Sheriff’s Department received a call from a teller at the bank at about 9:30 a.m. ET informing them that the bank had just been robbed at gunpoint. The responding officers gathered information from the tellers and a description of the suspect was given to police. Four additional off-duty county officers responded to the scene to help in the investigation.
Police were able to identify and apprehend Gavin Keith Wireman, 27, of Medaryville, who was taken into custody an hour after the incident. He was arrested on a preliminary charge of Robbery.
Pulaski County Sheriff Michael Gayer said it was the bank staff who provided the pertinent information to allow the officers to swiftly apprehend the suspect. Police were able to recover the money stolen, as well as the weapon used in the robbery.