Suspect taken into custody shortly after bank robbery

Suspect taken into custody shortly after bank robbery

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40-year-old Michael Scott Thomas (Photo: Tarrant PD) 40-year-old Michael Scott Thomas (Photo: Tarrant PD)
BIRMINGHAM, AL (WBRC) -

The Tarrant Police Department says they were able to apprehend a bank robbery suspect shortly after being alerted to the robbery.

According to Sgt. Larry Rice Jr., officers received a robbery call about the Wells Fargo at 1700 Pinson Street. The suspect's vehicle was described to officers and, after a short pursuit, they were able to find the vehicle and take the suspect into custody without incident.

40-year-old Michael Scott Thomas has been identified as the suspect. Officers have not announced any charges against Thomas.

An employee at the bank was transported to the emergency room from stress-related reasons.

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