At 11:59 a.m. today, August 3, U.S. Bank at 800 Willamette reported a bank robbery in progress. A man, later identified as Steven Robert Pinedo, age 56, entered the bank, announced an armed robbery without displaying a weapon, and threatened to assault employees.
Eugene Police patrol officers responded and quickly took Pinedo into custody. Pinedo incurred an arm injury during the arrest and was taken for treatment before he will be lodged in the Lane County Jail.
EPD Property Crimes Detectives and Federal Bureau of Investigation also responded to the robbery.