MANATEE -- The suspect in a Bradenton bank robbery Tuesday morning was arrested after investigators followed a tracking device placed with the money, according to the Manatee County Sheriff's Office.
About 10:37 a.m., Roger J. Upshaw walked into the Bank of America branch at 3401 Cortez Road W., presented a teller with "a threatening note" implying a gun and demanded money, a news release states.
The teller complied, handing over about $4,000 -- along with a hidden tracking device, according to the report.
Upshaw, 32, took the money and fled on foot. However, he was soon arrested about four blocks away, in the 4700 block of 33rd Street West, according to the sheriff's office.
"He admitted to the robbery in an interview with deputies," the release states.
No one was injured in the robbery.