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Updated Feb 28, 2013 - 1:32 pm

Police arrest 2 for Tucson bank robbery

TUCSON, Ariz. -- Authorities said two men suspected in the armed robbery of a Tucson bank are in custody.

Tucson police said Thursday that 20-year-old Evan Curtis Hill and 48-year-old John Murphy each have been booked into the Pima County Jail on suspicion of armed robbery and aggravated robbery.

Both men were arrested after a chase through the city's midtown area.

Police said a 911 call came in just before noon Wednesday about an armed robbery at the Bank of the West.

Witnesses say a man entered the bank with a handgun, demanded money and left with an undisclosed amount of cash.

Police said an officer spotted a vehicle in the area believed to be linked to the robbery and gave chase.

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