Police: Man arrested after robbing New Tazewell bank

NEW TAZEWELL, Tenn. (WATE) - A suspect was arrested after police say he robbed a bank in Claiborne County on Wednesday afternoon.

New Tazewell Police Chief Ben Evans says First State Bank, 925 Main Street, was robbed by a man later identified as Ralf Trent "Butch" Haley. He was taken into custody inside the bank.

No injuries were reported. The investigation is ongoing.

The Claiborne County Sheriff's Office, Tazewell Police Department and Tennessee Highway Patrol assisted.


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