Armed Robbery Arrest Made

Police say they believe 23-year old Rickey Allen Bates Junior showed a knife at the Community Trust Bank in Jenkins before robbing it last Friday.

(CBS/AP)

Police make an arrest in an armed bank robbery in Letcher County.

Police say they believe 23-year old Rickey Allen Bates Junior showed a knife at the Community Trust Bank in Jenkins before robbing it last Friday.

After the bank tellers identified Bates with photos, police went to his home and found what they believe was the weapon and clothing used in the robbery.

Bates turned himself in and is now facing first degree robbery charges.

Bates is currently on probation for burglarizing a school in Jenkins.


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