Suspect in Wilmington bank robbery arrested by US Marshals
WILMINGTON, N.C. (WECT) - The Wilmington Police Department says a man accused of robbing a Wilmington bank has been captured in Tennessee.
John Howard Johnson, 64, was wanted for robbery with a dangerous weapon. US Marshals arrested him in Tennessee Thursday. Police believe he is a suspect in multiple bank robberies across the Carolinas.
According to the WPD, Johnson entered the First Bank located at 201 Market Street at approximately 9 a.m. on July 23.
He allegedly handed the teller a note stating he had a gun and demanded money.
Johnson is believed to have left the area in a tan 2015 Nissan Altima.
If you have any information, please contact the Wilmington Police Department at 343-3609 or send an anonymous tip to Text-A-Tip by texting “CRIMES” (274637) and starting the text with “Tip708.”
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