Maryville man arrested in connection with bank robbery

Maryville man arrested in connection with First Tennessee bank robbery

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The robber targeted the First Tennessee Bank on U.S. 411 in Maryville. The robber targeted the First Tennessee Bank on U.S. 411 in Maryville.

MARYVILLE (WATE) - A man was arrested Friday, just hours after he allegedly robbed a local bank.

Richard Buckner, 49, is accused of robbing the First Tennessee Bank on U.S. 411 in Maryville.

Buckner allegedly entered the bank around 9 a.m., threatening clerks that he had a gun and demanding money.

After receiving an undetermined amount of money, he fled on foot.

The FBI and Maryville Police Department caught up with Buckner just hours later and arrested him for the robbery.

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