Deputy fired after allegedly robbing bank in Rowan County

A North Carolina sheriff's deputy has been fired after he allegedly robbed a bank in Rowan County, WGHP reports

The robbery happened Tuesday afternoon at the F&M Bank, located in the 400 block of W. Main Street in Rockwell.

Davidson County Sheriff's Deputy Jeff Athey was reportedly arrested and charged in connection to the robbery.

Davidson County Sheriff David Grice told WGHP that Athey was a deputy in his department until the moment he robbed that bank. He said Athey has been terminated.

Nobody was hurt during the robbery and Athey did not resist officers, according to Grice.