An Anchorage man has been sentenced to serve four years behind bars following a conviction for a 2016 bank robbery.


Scott Hartvig McDowell, 49, was sentenced to four years in prison and three years of supervised release in connection with the Alaska USA Federal Credit Union robbery that occurred on August 2, 2016.


McDowell presented a note to the bank teller demanding $50 and $100, who then handed over approximately $2700. McDowell fled and was apprehended several days later.


McDowell was also ordered to pay restitution in the amount of $2700.