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Police ID bank robbery suspect as 64-year-old Virginia man

Hendersonville police have identified the suspect in a bank robbery Friday as John Howard Johnson, a 64-year-old Virginia who is under investigation for similar bank heists in three states.

Although warrants for armed robbery have been obtained, the suspect’s whereabouts are currently unknown, police said. Johnson is also being investigated by other local, state and federal authorities in connection with similar robberies occurring in North Carolina, South Carolina and Virginia. The warrant charges him with robbing the TD Bank branch on Greenville Highway on Friday morning.

Anyone with information on Johnson’s whereabouts is asked to contact Detective Eric LaRowe with the Hendersonville Police Department at (828) 697-3025. Tips may also be submitted through the Hendersonville Police Department App which can be downloaded in the iOS App Store or Google Play Store by searching Hendersonville PD.