An unusual bank robbery occurred Monday in Tulare, police said.
The suspect didn’t ask for cash but demanded that money be transferred into an account.
The incident happened about 2:50 p.m. at the Wells Fargo Bank in the 200 block of East Tulare Avenue where police responded to a report of a bank robbery in progress.
The bank robber passed a note to the teller demanding that funds be transferred, police said.
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Information by a bank employee helped police arrest Nichiren Flowers, 31, of Tulare, without incident. He was booked into a Tulare County jail.
It’s still being determined if the account number in the note had been fabricated, police said.