Jasper Police say that the suspect in a hospital bomb scare and bank robbery has been arrested.
Brandon Peake, 32, was apprehended by U.S. Marshals in Tennessee Thursday. Jasper Police say he was behind a bomb scare that forced the evacuation of Walker Baptist Medical Center and parts of Highway 69 Friday, July 5.
FOX6 News has confirmed that one baby was born in the parking lot of the hospital during the evacuation. The mother and baby are doing well.
Police also suspect Peake of robbing a bank in Curry the same day.
Jasper PD named Peake and his girlfriend, Tamra Starr Files, 31, as persons of interest in the case Wednesday. The same evening, police issued warrants for Peake's arrest. The warrant filed charge Peake with robbery and making terroristic threats.
Jasper Police Chief Connie Rowe confirms to FOX6 News that Files was with Peake at the time of his arrest and is being detained.
Check back to MyFoxAl.com for updates as this story develops.
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