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* San Leandro Police Arrest Alleged Bank Robber Virgil Thomas Lee That Was Catching a Cab

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Police arrested a suspected bank robber as he hailed a cab near the San Leandro BART station on Tuesday.  Shortly before 2:30 p.m., officers responded to a report of a robbery at Fremont Bank at 1480 E. 14th St. in San Leandro.  A teller told police a man had entered the bank and demanded money. Fearing he was armed, the teller complied.  Responding officers saw a man matching the description of the bank robber getting into a cab at the BART station about six blocks away, police said.  Officer arrested the man, 42-year-old transient Virgil Thomas Lee, for the robbery. Lee is on parole in Santa Clara County, police said.

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