Man arrested after attempted pharmacy robbery

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A man has been arrested for trying to rob a Sneedville pharmacy.

Police had been looking for the suspect caught in surveillance footage back in January, inside the Sneedville Rite-Aid. He wrote a note to the pharmacist demanding medication and deputies say he may have had a gun. 

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Law enforcement officials have now arrested William David Hopper in connection with the robbery. 

Hopper is facing 1 count of attempted robbery. 

He was released on a $40,000 bail – and is expected in court on April 1. 

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