Florida police arrest bank robber armed with knife and walker

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Posted: Friday, May 9, 2014 10:27 am

BOYNTON BEACH, Fla. (CNN) -- Florida police arrested a bank robber, who was armed with a knife... and a walker.

Investigators say surveillance video shows Russell Cooper, 78, in a Palm Beach County bank. They say he threatened a bank employee with a small knife and demanded cash.

Police, meanwhile, were waiting for him outside after the robbery.

Authorities say officers used a stun gun on cooper when he refused to drop the knife.

He was arrested and charged with armed bank robbery, and kidnapping.

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