Police have arrested a man suspected of robbing the , 1442 Webster St., Friday morning, an Alameda Police Department spokesman said.
The man in custody Friday does not match the description of another man in the past few weeks, Lt. Lance Leibnitz said.
In Friday's incident, a man handed a Trans Pacific teller a note stating that this was a robbery and he wanted money, Leibnitz said. The robbery was reported to police at 9:24 a.m., he said.
Leibnitz said a police officer spotted a man matching the robber's description about seven minutes later and took him into custody on suspicion of robbery and a parole violation. The money taken during the Trans Pacific robbery was recovered, he said.
The arrested man is a black male adult, a transient from Palo Alto, Leibnitz said. e The suspect was taken to Santa Rita County Jail for booking.
The man who robbed 1st Community Bank branch inside the Nob Hill market, 2531 Blanding Ave., on May 26 and the US Bank branch inside the Safeway supermarket at 2227 South Shore Center on June 4 is described as a white male adult who usually wears some type of hat during the robberies. He is also a suspect in bank robberies in Dublin, Pleasanton, Lafayette and San Leandro.