Charges announced for the suspect in a Blount County bank robbery.
CBBC Bank on Topside Road was robbed Tuesday afternoon, Richard Hines, Jr., was arrested by agents of the Federal Bureau of Investigation for the incident. He is facing charges of bank robbery and brandishing a firearm in furtherance of a crime of violence.
The bank is about 7 miles from the Walmart in Alcoa where a false call about a robbery occurred around the same time as the bank robbery. Officials have not said if the two incidents are related.
Anyone with information related to either the Walmart false call or the Bank robbery is asked to call the Alcoa Police Department at (865) 981-4111.