Downtown Charleston bank robbery suspect arrested in TN, police say

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CHARLESTON, S.C. (WCSC) - U.S. Marshals arrested a downtown Charleston bank robbery suspect outside Gatlinburg, Tennessee on Thursday.

John Howard Johnson, 64, will be extradited to Charleston to face charges of armed robbery and possession of a firearm during the commission of a violent crime.

Police say that on July 3, Johnson entered the BB&T Bank at 174 Meeting Street and handed a teller a note demanding money. The teller gave him money and he left going toward the market area, according to police spokesman Charles Francis.

The investigation is ongoing

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