Washington Bank Robbed

Police say they caught the man who robbed a bank branch Tuesday morning in Washington.

It happened around 9:50 a.m. at the First South Bank on John Small Avenue.

Charged with armed robbery is James Haywood of Washington.

Police say the money from the robbery was recovered and Haywood is in jail on a $50,000 bond.

Police say the bank robber made his getaway on a bicycle. Chief Mick Reed told WITN News that thanks to tips from citizens they were quickly able to catch Haywood in the area of Village Circle.

No one was hurt in the robbery.

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