CHARLOTTE, N.C. (FOX 46 CHARLOTTE) - the suspect has been identified in a bank robbery that occurred on Friday in Dilworth, according to authorities.
Rhett Ingram, 58, was taken into custody by police and faces robbery charges.
Authorities responded to reports around 2:30 p.m. on Friday of a bank robbery at PNC Bank in Dilworth. Included in the response from CMPD was a helicopter and K-9 Units.
The helicopter was able to locate the suspect shortly after the robbery and Ingram was taken into custody.
Reports said the Ingram told bank employees he had a bomb, flashed a device, and then demanded money. Ingram fled on foot and was taken into custody at a nearby Shell gas station.
Ingram later admitted to not having a bomb.