Davenport bank robbery suspect caught minutes after the crime

Police say it only took them a few minutes to capture a man accused of robbing a bank in downtown Davenport.

The U.S. Bank at 201 West Second Street was robbed just before 1 p.m. Tuesday, February 18, 2014.  The suspect allegedly handed the teller a note that said he had a gun and demanded all the money in the drawer.

Police said they got the call at 12:54 p.m., to be exact.

Davenport Police immediately began searching the downtown area for the suspect.

A spokesman for Davenport Police said the suspect was spotted and taken into custody at 1:03 p.m.

Police said the suspect, 27-year-old Kevin Achey, left the bank on foot and was apprehended a short distance from the bank.

All of the money taken was recovered, and no one was injured.

Achey was charged with second-degree robbery.

Jail records showed Achey was held in the Scott County Jail in lieu of $10,000 bond.

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