UPDATE 6 p.m. Nov. 19:
The suspect in an alleged Temecula bank robbery Sunday was arrested early Monday, police said in an updated news release.
Matthew Rey, 20, of Temecula was taken into custody early Monday on suspicion of the robbery at US Bank, 29530 Rancho California Road, according to Temecula police.
Rey was caught after investigating officers viewed surveillance footage from the alleged heist and forwarded possible suspect information to patrol officers, Temecula police Sgt. K. McDonald said.
At about 1:18 a.m. Monday, a Temecula police officer saw the suspect in the parking lot of a motel in Old Town, the sergeant said.
"He detained the suspect after a short foot pursuit and search of the area," McDonald said.
Rey was arrested at about 1:49 a.m. in the 41900 block of Moreno Road, sheriff's jail records indicated.
Rey was being held at Southwest Detention Center near Murrieta on suspicion of second-degree robbery, probation violation and escaping custody with force, records showed.
He was due in court Wednesday morning.
A man allegedly robbed an in-store Temecula bank branch Sunday when he handed a teller a note, police said.
The robbery was reported at 4:10 p.m. Sunday at US Bank in the 29500 block of Rancho California Road, according to Temecula police Sgt. K. McDonald.
The branch is located inside the Vons store at 29530 Rancho California Road.
McDonald said the police investigation revealed a white male suspect allegedly approached a teller and handed them a note demanding money.
"The teller gave the suspect an undisclosed amount of money and the suspect then fled on foot from the business," McDonald said. "No weapon or suspect vehicle was seen."
The suspect was described as a white male about 18 to 25 years old who was approximately 5 feet 10 inches tall, with a thin build and short, dirty blond hair. He was wearing a dark colored T-shirt and possibly blue jeans, according to police.
Anyone with further information about the alleged robbery or the suspect was encouraged to contact Investigator Fisher at the Temecula Police Department at 951-696-3000.