Clovis Police say they have arrested a man suspected of robbing the Bank of the West on Shaw Avenue Wednesday morning.
38-year-old Michael Zavala was taken into custody at an apartment complex on West Bullard Avenue, near Minnewawa Avenue, in Clovis Wednesday night.
Following up on a tip, detectives went to the apartment complex and detained a man who threw away a bag of clothes, matching a description of what the bank robber was wearing, police spokeswoman Janet Stoll-Lee said.
Police say they arrested Zavala after he returned to the apartment.
Officers served a search warrant at Zavala's apartment and found some of the money from the robbery, Stoll-Lee said.
Zavala was booked into jail on suspicion of robbery. His bail has been set at $135,000.