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Police: Two bank robberies in Murf. in less than two hours

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MURFREESBORO, Tenn. (WMOT)  --  Murfreesboro Police say two of the city’s banks were robbed in less than two hours Thursday afternoon.

The first robbery occurred just after noon at the Red Stone Federal Credit Union on S. Rutherford Blvd. Bank employees tell police a suspect entered the bank and demanded money. But when the teller was slow handing the money over, the man fled without the cash.

He’s described as a black male wearing a white button-up shirt with blue jeans.  He had a brown baseball cap pulled over his face and was last seen running from the rear of the building toward Rutherford Blvd.

Just before 2 p.m. officers responded to a second robbery at the First Tennessee Bank on W. Northfield Blvd. Police say a suspect in this case was located about 30 minutes later on Memorial Blvd.

A homeless man, 24-year-old David R. Warner, was arrested in connection with the case on a charge of Armed Robbery and is being held for the FBI.

Anyone with information Red Stone robbery should call Crime Stoppers at 615-893-STOP(7867).