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Dickson Co. bank robber arrested shortly after heist

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VANLEER, TN (WSMV) -

Police arrested a 25-year-old man shortly after a Dickson County bank was robbed Thursday morning.

The robbery occurred around 9 a.m. at the First Federal Bank on Highway 49 West in Vanleer.

A man, later identified as Jerry L. Jennette, 25, of Cumberland City, entered the bank and handed a note to a teller instructing them to give him money, police said.

Witnesses said Jennette also showed a handgun that was stuck his waistband. The man left the bank with an undetermined amount of cash.

A witness was able to provide a description of the vehicle along with a tag number.

An officer spotted the vehicle and stopped it at the intersection of Indian Creek Road and Highway 48 North. 

Jennette was taken into custody and charged with aggravated robbery. His bond was set at $100,000. He's being held at the Dickson County Jail.

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