12/28/2012

Officer forced to hand over gun in Tenn. robbery

The armed suspect ordered the officer to lie on the ground and unload the ammunition from his Glock 31 service weapon

The Daily Times

NEWPORT, Tenn. — Authorities are searching for two men who robbed a Newport bank at gunpoint Wednesday afternoon.

The Federal Bureau of Investigation and the Newport Police Department are investigating the armed robbery of the Tennessee State Bank in Newport. Two men, one armed with an assault-type rifle, entered the bank and demanded money, according to a news release from the FBI.

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