Florida deputy arrests Tipp City bank robbery suspect who threatened teller with ‘bottle of COVID-19’

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TIPP CITY, Ohio (WDTN) – Tipp City Police are reporting the bank robbery suspect who threatened a teller with a “bottle of COVID-19 has been arrested by a Sheriff’s Office in Florida.

According to the arrest report, a Columbia County Sheriff’s deputy pulled him over for speeding Lake City, Fla. The deputy saw he had an active warrant from Ohio and proceeded to arrest him.

Police said the suspect was charged with one count of aggravated robbery after the Greenville Federal Bank in Tipp City was robbed on Oct. 23. Authorities believe he is the only person involved with the robbery.

WDTN.com will update this story when more information is available.

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