Bank Robber Claims Bag of Apple Pies a Bomb, Police Say

February 6, 2012 Updated Feb 6, 2012 at 4:54 PM EDT

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Bank Robber Claims Bag of Apple Pies a Bomb, Police Say

February 6, 2012 Updated Feb 6, 2012 at 4:54 PM EDT

Police in Sacramento on Saturday arrested in 33-year-old California man after he allegedly robbed a bank by claiming a bag containing two apple pies was a bomb.

The man was arrested after allegedly fleeing on foot with a substantial amount of cash, according to a news release issued by the Sacramento Police Department.

The man also allegedly told officers he had an explosive device in his backpack when he was being arrested, according to the news release. The backpack was found not to contain any such device, according to police.

Read the news release from Sacramento police HERE.