East Knox County bank robbed, suspected robber arrested

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WVLT) -- Authorities made short work of capturing a bank robbery suspect in East Knox County Monday afternoon.

A man in his 40s or 50s allegedly walked into the First Choice Community Credit Union on Mascott Rd. with a note demanding $200.

Witnesses told police the bandit smelled of alcohol.

After the heist, he reportedly took off on foot, but was captured a short time later.

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