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San Jose Bank Robber Arrested After Hiding Out at Golfland: Police

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    San Jose Bank Robber Arrested After Hiding Out at Golfland

    Police on Tuesday arrested a man suspected of robbing a bank in South San Jose then hiding out at a miniature golf park, according to the police department. Ian Cull reports. (Published Tuesday, July 23, 2019)

    Police on Tuesday arrested a man suspected of robbing a bank in South San Jose then hiding out at a miniature golf park, according to the police department.

    At about 5:45 p.m., San Jose officers responded to a robbery at the Wells Fargo Bank branch at 1006 Blossom Hill Road in San Jose, police said.

    The suspect, 32-year-old Kellan Megarity of San Jose, had passed a note to a teller demanding money, but no weapon was seen. He then fled with an undisclosed amount of cash, police said.

    Patrol officers apprehended Megarity a short time later near the Golfland complex at Blossom Hill Road and Winfield Boulevard, police said.

    The Golfland was evacuated as officers searched for the suspect.

    "We were just playing golf, and the next thing we knew every cop was like everybody has to get out," said Anais Ranque, who was visiting from Switzerland. "We were wondering how bad of a guy he could have been because there were a lot of cop cars for just one guy."

    Megarity was booked into Santa Clara County Jail on robbery charges, and the investigation is ongoing.

    EDITOR'S NOTE: An earlier version of this story said the man was suspected in two robberies. The San Jose Police Department has clarified to say he is suspected in one bank robbery.

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