Police: Man robs bank day after release from prison

An armed robbery was reported just after 1:30 p.m. Tuesday, June 6, 2017, at the Chase Bank location at 101 E. Washington Blvd., inside the Indiana Michigan Power Center.

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WANE) An armed robbery was reported at a downtown Fort Wayne bank midday Tuesday.

Fort Wayne police were called just after 1:30 p.m. to the Chase Bank location at 101 E. Washington Blvd., inside the Indiana Michigan Power Center, on a report of an armed robbery. Police said a man walked into the branch and told a teller he had a gun and demanded money.

Within seconds, police arrived at the bank, where they found a man sitting on a bench in the center’s plaza, with cash in hand. Police identified him as 61-year-old David Grant.

According to police, Grant was released from prison on Monday after serving a 10-year sentence for bank robbery.

It’s not clear if Grant had a weapon.

No injuries were reported.

No other information was released by police.