US Bank attempted robbery suspect arrested

US Bank attempted robbery suspect arrested

Kennewick Police arrested the suspect involved in an attempted robbery on Thursday at US Bank.

The suspect identified as Keovongpaseuth Thavone, 40, was arrested outside McDonald’s on Friday morning.

Around 7:25 a.m., a man matching the description of the suspect walked into McDonald’s on Clearwater Avenue near Columbia Center Boulevard down the street from where the incident took place.

He was wearing the same clothing as he wore during the incident, police said.

Officers caught up to the Thavone as he was walking away from the fast food restaurant. He was arrested without incident, police said.

The man allegedly gave a note to a bank employee demanding money.

He’s been booked into Benton County Jail for first-degree robbery.