2 arrested for bank customer robberies in Alhambra, Monterey Park

Two men were arrested Tuesday after allegedly robbing a bank customer in Alhambra and attempting to rob a customer in Monterey Park less than an hour later, the Pasadena Star-News reports.

Edwin Lulo, 20, and Cesar Solis, 24, stole pieces of checks and $20 bills from a woman at the Bank of America on Valley Boulevard and Almansor Street at 12:42 p.m., Sgt. Jerry Johnson told the Star-News. One of the men allegedly reached over and grabbed the money while the woman was waiting in line.

The men then tried to rob a customer at a branch at Garvey and Garfield avenues at 1:17 p.m., but after a struggle fled with no money, Lt. Bill Cuevas told the Star-NewsA witness reported the suspects' license plate number, and officers pulled them over and arrested them for suspicion of robbery, assault with a deadly weapon, and commercial burglary.

Read the full story from the Pasadena Star-News.

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