Mobile man arrested for Spanish Fort bank robbery

Baldwin County

SPANISH FORT, Ala. (WKRG) – Spanish Fort Police have made an arrest in last week’s robbery at the BBVA Compass Bank Branch on Highway 90. Investigators say Stephen Allen Mathes, from Mobile, is the man seen in surveillance photos from inside the bank last Friday morning. 

According to investigators, Mathes was found through tips and he was arrested at FBI Headquarters in Mobile after an interview with law enforcement. 

Mathes is originally from Missouri and has a criminal history there involving theft.

Mathes has been booked in the Baldwin County Jail and charged with robbery. 

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