Deputies arrest suspect in Cocke County bank robbery

Deputies arrest suspect in Cocke County bank robbery

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Ricky Vernon Bryant (source: Cocke County Sheriff's Office) Ricky Vernon Bryant (source: Cocke County Sheriff's Office)

COSBY (WATE) - The Cocke County Sheriff's Office has arrested a suspect in a bank robbery in September.

Deputies said Ricky Vernon Bryant, 60, robbed the National Bank of Tennessee in Cosby on Monday.

Deputies said Vernon entered the bank with a rifle and demanded money from bank employees.

Vernon is now charged with one count of aggravated robbery, aggravated kidnapping, assault and theft over $60,000.

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