Police arrest bank robbery suspect who held toddler

Police arrest bank robbery suspect who held toddler

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A surveillance camera shot this image of the suspect. A surveillance camera shot this image of the suspect.

KNOXVILLE (WATE) -- Police have arrested a suspect they say robbed a Suntrust Bank Wednesday afternoon while holding a toddler in his arms.

Daniel Young was taken into custody in his home Wednesday night.

Officials say a two-year-old boy was found unharmed at Young's residence and is believed to be the child held by the suspect during the robbery.

The child is now in the custody of relatives.

Young was arrested on two outstanding warrants. Police say he will be charged with one count of armed robbery.

Young allegedly robbed the bank in the Kroger's Store at 4440 Western Avenue Wednesday afternoon with the young boy on his hip.

 

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