UPDATE: Fleeced Farragut Bank Robber Caught In The Big Easy

By: Nick Bona
By: Nick Bona

Knoxville (WVLT) – Deanna K. Combs, the woman accused of robbing the First Tennessee branch on Parkside Drive last Saturday has been arrested in New Orleans.

According to Federal Bureau of Investigation, Combs, 35, Knoxville, was arrested late Tuesday night as part of a joint FBI and New Orleans Police Department investigation.

Her inmate booking information states she is being held in the Orleans Parish Prison on an out of state warrant with an extradition hearing set for November 1st at 10:00 AM CST.

Last Saturday, Combs allegedly handed a note to a bank teller that said she had a weapon and demanded money.

She left the bank on foot with an undisclosed amount of money and was later seen in the parking lot of a nearby Weigels getting away in a silver Ford Focus driven by a white male.

His name has not been released.

According to the Knox County Sheriff’s office, Combs admitted to her mother that she robbed the bank and later confessed to FBI agents.

We will continue to bring you the latest on this developing story.


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