San Jose man arrested in connection with 6 South Bay bank robberies

SAN JOSE (KRON) — A 25-year-old man was arrested in connection with a series of bank robberies in the South Bay, according to San Jose police.

Spencer Havens was arrested without incident on Sept. 15 at his San Jose home, police said.

He is suspected of committing six bank robberies in San Jose, Cupertino and Sunnyvale between July 19 and Sept. 13, police said.

During each robbery, Havens allegedly approached a bank teller with a demand note and said he had a gun. The gun was never seen, according to police.

He is accused of committing at least two bank robberies in San Jose at a Chase bank at 405 Blossom Hill Road around 3:15 p.m. on Aug. 19 and a Wells Fargo bank at 7270 Bollinger Road shortly before 2 p.m. on Aug. 25, police said.

No injuries were reported in either case, according to police.

Havens is also a suspect in a July 22 robbery at a Chase Bank at 1234 West El Camino Real in Sunnyvale, Department of Public Safety Capt. Shawn Ahern said.

He was booked into the Elmwood Correctional Facility in Milpitas on $300,000 bail, according to online jail records.

Anyone with information on the robberies is asked to call San Jose police detectives Drago or Juan Hernandez at (408) 277-4166. Those who wish to remain anonymous can call Silicon Valley Crime Stoppers at (408) 947-7867.

Bay City News contributed to this report

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