Man arrested after attempting to rob Bristol, TN bank

BRISTOL, TN (WJHL) - Police in Bristol, TN say a suspect is now behind bars after he reportedly attempted to rob Region's Bank located at 840 State Street. The attempted robbery was reported this morning at 9:15 a.m.

According to witnesses, the suspect entered the bank and showed a note to the teller demanding money. 

The teller denied the suspect's requests and he ran away. 

With the aid of  Bristol, Tennessee Police Department's camera network and their K9, officers were able to track the suspect about two blocks from the bank. 

BTPD arrested 26-year-old Kevin Shane Scott of Lake Station, Indiana. 

He reportedly confessed to the robbery attempt. He's currently behind bars in the Sullivan County Jail. 

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