Bakersfield police say they have arrested 47-year-old Steven Doria, the man accused of attempting to rob the Bank of America.
Doria was arrested when someone spotted him at the Floyd's Hardware Store on South Chester Avenue.
At about 12:51 p.m. Wednesday, police officers were sent to the Bank of America at 2708 Ming Ave. regarding a robbery.
Officers said the silent alarm was tripped by an employee.
Officers said a man entered the bank, presented a note to the teller and ultimately fled on foot as the alarm was activated.
Doria has now been charged with attempted robbery.
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