Bank robbery suspect in custody

Amarillo police arrested Steven Edward Boyd in connection with Tuesday's bank robbery.

Tuesday afternoon an Amarillo Police Department investigator saw a vehicle matching the description sought in connection with the First Bank Southwest robbery.

When officers stopped the vehicle, two people were inside and discovered that the two occupants were not responsible for the robbery and released them without charge, according to a news release from APD.

However, investigation during the stop led investigators to the identity of another possible suspect.

At about 8:00 p.m. Tuesday night, Amarillo Police officers located the suspect in the 1700 block of south east 34th. Upon further investigation of an apartment in this area officers found evidence linking Boyd to the robbery.

28-year-old Steven Edward Boyd was taken into custody and booked into the Randall County Jail for robbery and three traffic warrants, Amarillo Police said this case is still under investigation.

If you have information regarding the robbery contact Amarillo Crime Stoppers at 374-4400. Tips can also be sent via text message to 274637 with "ACS" in the message. Tip submissions remain anonymous.