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Suspected bank robber caught in East Tennessee

A 64-year-old Virginia man suspected of robbing a TD Bank in Hendersonville on Friday has been caught.

Sevier County sheriff’s deputies arrested John Howard Johnson on Thursday at a hotel in Pigeon Forge, Tennessee, Hendersonville police said. The FBI and U.S. Marshals Service have been notified and will be proceeding with their investigation. Authorized also are investigating Johnson in connection with similar robberies occurring in North Carolina, South Carolina and Virginia.