Phoenix bank robbery suspect in custody after incident near 19th Avenue/Van Buren

PHOENIX - The Phoenix Police Department and FBI responded to a bank robbery near 19th Avenue and Van Buren Street Saturday morning.  

According to a Phoenix police spokesperson, a man walked into Chase bank around 11 a.m. Saturday and passed a note to an employee.   

The bank went into a security lockdown and up to 20 people were trapped inside, officials said. The suspect appeared to be calm and did not have a weapon on his person. 

The alleged robber was taken into custody without incident.  

Details are limited at this time. Stay with ABC15 and for updates on this developing story.  

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