ROY — A man has been arrested for allegedly robbing a bank in Roy, telling police he has health issues and didn’t have money for the medication he needed.

Glenn Douglas Mower, 64, of Roy, has been charged with one count of robbery, a second-degree felony, in 2nd District Court. He is being held on a $10,000 bond in the Weber County Jail.

On Tuesday, Roy Police were dispatched to Key Bank at 5201 S. 1900 West in Roy for a bank robbery in progress, according to charging documents. Bank employees told police that an older white male with white hair approached, told them he was robbing the bank and handed them a white bag.

The suspect then left north on 1900 West. Officers began to the search the area; they showed employees at the Royal Inn, at 5223 S. 1900 West, a photo of the suspect and they identified him as Mower, a resident in one of the rooms.

Mower exited his room voluntarily and was taken into custody. Mower told police that he was having a “rough time and did not believe he was going to live much longer,” charging documents say. He also said he was suffering from health issues and “did not have the money to obtain the medications he needed.”

In his room, police allegedly found a shirt that matched the one in photos from the robbery and a white bag in a nightstand drawer that contained a “large amount of money,” according to charging documents. Four “bait bills” that matched serial numbers provided by Key Bank were found in the money.

Mower’s initial appearance is scheduled for Thursday in 2nd District Court.

Reach city editor Jessica Kokesh at 801-625-4229 or jkokesh@standard.net. You can also follow her on Twitter at @JessicaKokesh.

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