Boise Police Department
News Release

William L. Bones
Chief of Police

Contact: BPD Media Relations Office


Thursday, February 16, 2017

Man in custody after armed robbery

Arrested: Robert J. Stout, 27, Boise

Charged: Robbery (F)  - 3 counts

At 1:47 this afternoon, Boise Police were called to an armed robbery at a credit union on the 500 block of Highland. Police were told that an armed man took money from two bank tellers and a customer before getting away with an undisclosed amount of cash.  Police received information identifying the suspect and located him on foot nearby.  To be safe, police requested that nearby Sage International School shelter in place. Around 2:15 pm the suspect was taken into custody without incident near the green belt and the Park Center bridge. Officers have collected some items of evidence and the investigation is ongoing.  The suspect, Robert Stout, was arrested and booked into the Ada County Jail on the above charges. 

“We would like to thank all of the citizens who noticed what was going on and helped officers locate evidence,” said Boise Police Sgt. Justin Kendall.  “Their assistance helped lead to the arrest of the suspect and we sincerely appreciate their cooperation.”