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      Columbia police arrest downtown bank robbery suspect

      60-year-old Lawrence Jordan is charged with armed robbery.

      COLUMBIA (WACH) -- Columbia police say theyâ??ve arrested a man who robbed a downtown bank Wednesday afternoon.

      60-year-old Lawrence Jordan is charged with armed robbery and entering a bank with intent to steal.

      Officers say Jordan robbed the Palmetto Citizens Federal Credit Union on Washington Street.

      According to investigators, a Crimestoppers tip lead them to River Drive Thursday afternoon where officers saw Jordan walking down the road. They say after a brief foot chase, they arrested Jordan.

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