Police identify suspect, release new details in capture of alleged Ardmore bank robber

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ARDMORE, Okla. (KXII) - Police have identified the man accused of robbing an Ardmore bank at gunpoint of over $3,000 before an Ardmore resident helped officers apprehend him.

May 2019 mugshot of Zackary Pebley.

Officers said they were able to track down and arrest Zackary Gage Pebley, 31, of Wilson, less than 30 minutes after the robbery with the help of a citizen and a K9 named Luky.

Police said the citizen was able to recover the more than $3,000 taken from the bank. Officers recovered a handgun and knife at the time of the arrest.

Police said Pebley robbed the Bank of the West on North Commerce Street at gunpoint around 2:15 p.m. Tuesday. Officers arrived on the scene less than a minute later.

The robbery is now under investigation by the Federal Bureau of Investigation.

Watch News 12 tonight to hear from the man who helped police take down the alleged bank robber.