UPDATE: Suspect in attempted Forest City bank robbery arrested

    Photo credit: Forest City Police Department

    The suspect wanted in an attempted bank robbery has been arrested.

    Forest City police say Jerry Tinsley was arrested for an attempted robbery at the Fifth Third Bank Bank on Main Street.

    Police say, with the public's assistance, they identified Tinsley as the man seen in surveillance footage.

    Police say Rutherford County sheriff's deputies were dispatched to Tinsley's home, where he was found hiding in the woodline.

    Authorities said Tinsley is on federal probation for several bank robberies in Alabama.

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