Man arrested in 4 Knoxville robberies

Man arrested in 4 Knoxville robberies

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Shane Bryant (source: Knox County Sheriff's Office) Shane Bryant (source: Knox County Sheriff's Office)

KNOXVILLE (WATE) - A Knoxville man was arrested Tuesday night and charged with a number of armed robberies in the area.

Shane Bryant, 21, is charged with four counts of aggravated robbery, one count of aggravated burglary and one count of theft. He also had an outstanding warrant for violation of probation.

Police say they tracked Bryant down to an apartment in the Lonsdale community. The charges were placed after an interview by investigators.

Bryant is accused of robbing the Walgreen's, 2400 N. Broadway, on March 20. He is also accused of robbing the EZ Mart, 1103 Tennessee Avenue, as well as an individual at that business on March 14. Police say he robbed the Quick Stop, 815 Baxter Avenue, on March 23 as well.

Bryant is being held on $140,000 bond.

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