APD: Suspect arrested for bank robbery in North Austin

The Austin Police Department has made an arrest following a bank robbery in North Austin earlier this month. 33-year-old Eric Maurice Hegger has been booked into the Williamson County Jail for one count of robbery by threat, a second-degree felony.

According to police, a suspect entered the Chase Bank, located at 13809 North US Highway 183, in the afternoon of Tuesday, February 4 and presented a note demanding money. The suspect fled the scene on foot. There were no injuries reported. 

Responding officers detained an individual matching the description of the suspect a short time later, according to APD.

The individual was identified as Eric Maurice Hegger. 

Anyone with information about this incident is asked to call the APD Robbery tip line at (512) 974-5092, Crime Stoppers at 512-472-TIPS or use the new Crime Stoppers App. You can also submit tips by downloading APD’s mobile app, Austin PD, for free on iPhone and Android.