published Friday, August 16th, 2013

Suspect arrested minutes after downtown bank robbery



Photo by Amy Smotherman Burgess

A suspect in the robbery of the Clayton Bank and Trust at 620 Market Street is detained in a Knoxville Police Department cruiser on Friday.
Photo by Amy Smotherman Burgess A suspect in the robbery of the Clayton Bank and Trust at 620 Market Street is detained in a Knoxville Police Department cruiser on Friday.
Photo by The Knoxville News Sentinel /Chattanooga Times Free Press.

KNOXVILLE — Federal authorities are praising Knoxville police for their quick work in arresting a man this afternoon on charges of robbing a downtown bank minutes earlier.

Nicholas Wayne Sandlin, 62, was arrested by Knoxville police in the armed robbery reported at 1:58 p.m. at the Clayton Bank branch, 620 Market St., according to a news release from the FBI.

Sandlin appeared this afternoon before a federal magistrate judge.

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