HOLLY SPRINGS, N.C. (WNCN) — A suspect was arrested for his role in a bank robbery that occurred Thursday afternoon in Holly Springs, police say.

The robbery occurred at approximately 1:15 p.m. at the Bank of America branch on Grand Hill Place.

Police say the robber passed a note demanding money and then fled the scene with an undisclosed amount of cash, driving away in a silver Camaro.

About 30 minutes later, a Holly Springs patrol officer spotted a silver Camaro near the intersection of Bass Lake Road and Stinson Avenue whose driver matched the description of the suspect.

Matthew Joseph Ooten, 29, was taken into custody. Police said the money was recovered.

Ooten was in police custody Thursday afternoon and will be taken to Wake County Jail.