Homeowner's video helps police in Plano bank robbery case

A North Texas man is getting props from Plano police for his surveillance cameras, which captured video of an armed bank robbery suspect before and after the hit.

Police say the video is critical to their case.

Workers at an area First National Bank were held up at gunpoint last week by a very brazen 19-year-old suspect.

He thought he was being sneaky by parking his getaway car in a nearby neighborhood across Independence Parkway, but what he hadn't counted on was one particular resident who'd capture his every move.

Kevin Anderson's Plano home is rigged with six cameras covering the outside.

Anderson, a master plumber and business owner, does whatever it takes to protect his tools and family from suspicious characters.

Police say the robbery suspect, Devionn Holmes, parked his getaway car behind Anderson's home and then robbed the bank.

Police say Anderson's video evidence capturing Holmes on camera is key, which is why they've set up the Community Camera Program, allowing homeowners to register their surveillance cameras online, helping police tremendously if the need comes up.

Holmes was chased down on foot by a Plano officer and arrested. Police say Anderson's video will be critical in making sure the charges stick.

Police say he may be responsible for another bank robbery last week and some other crimes.

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