TRAVIS COUNTY, Texas — Editor's note: The related video was published in February 2019.
The Travis County Sheriff's Office has located and arrested a man accused of robbing a Steiner Ranch-area bank on Thursday.
Reports of an armed robbery at the Chase bank on FM 620 and Quinlan Park Road first came in around 1:15 p.m. Callers stated a man walked into the bank, pulled out a gun and demanded money.
Officials arrived on scene in less than two minutes. Upon arrival, witnesses said the suspect ran into a heavily wooded area behind the shopping center. Deputies set up a perimeter and started searching alongside K-9 and done unites, but they were unsuccessful.
The sheriff's office said they notified schools in the area as a precaution. They also followed school buses through the area as school let out to ensure student safety.
After a four-hour search, they then scaled down their efforts. The TCSO Special Response team stayed in the area through the evening.
Around 7:47 p.m., the sheriff's office received a tip from a 911 caller so deputies responded to a business on Quinlan Park Road. There, they found suspect Richard Graham, 49, of Austin. He was charged with aggravated robbery, a first-degree felony.
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