Deputies: Bank robber who held knife to woman arrested

Deputies: Bank robber who held knife to woman arrested
Deputies released this security camera image of the supect as he held a knife to a woman (out of frame).

CLACKAMAS, Ore. -- Sheriff's deputies Tuesday arrested a 17-year-old boy who was wanted in bank robbery in Clackamas on Monday.

The Clackamas County Sheriff's Office said the suspect, who was caught on security cameras, held a large silver knife to a woman's throat and demanded cash from a teller during the robbery at a KeyBank Branch on SE 82nd Avenue.

The woman was not hurt. She told KATU News she felt bad for the suspect, who she said seemed scared.

Tuesday, 17-year-old Salvador Ramirez Navarro turned himself in at the sheriff's office public safety building. Detectives said he admitted to committing the robbery.

Navarro faces one count of robbery in the first degree, which is a Measure 11 crime.

Detectives said they are investigating the possibility that Navarro received assistance in the last 24 hours. They did not recover any of the money stolen during the robbery.

Navarro is scheduled for a 2:45 p.m. appearance on Wednesday in Clackamas County court. He was taken to the Donald E. Long Juvenile Detention Center where he will stay Tuesday night.

Anyone with information about the robbery is asked to contact the Clackamas County Sheriff's Office's confidential Tip Line at 503-723-4949.