Austin police arrest suspected bank robber

Austin police say they have arrested a man responsible for two area bank robberies. They say it was potential employers who were the ones who tipped off police and led to the man's arrest.

Police arrested 20-year-old David Andrew White for two counts of robbery by threat. Both robberies happened earlier this week.

The first was on February 29 at the Capitol One Bank on Slaughter. In this case, police say White slid the teller a note demanding money and told the teller not to react. The teller gave White money from the drawer and White fled. While police were investigating they found White's pants behind the bank with the robbery note and a cell phone still inside the pocket.

Police say White struck again at the Wells Fargo on East Ben White Boulevard on March 2. Police say White entered the bank, handed the teller a note and told her to hurry up. He reportedly had a gun with him.

Shortly after pictures were released, police started getting tips from businesses where White had applied for jobs.

According to the paperwork the number put down on an application was the same phone number as the phone found at the crime scene.

White is in the Travis County Jail on a $120,000.

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