Nashville Bank Robber Facing Federal Charges

Posted at 12:46 PM, Aug 16, 2018
and last updated 2018-08-16 13:46:43-04

A 49-year-old man has been indicted by a federal grand jury following two bank robberies in Nashville.

The first bank robbery happened on July 11 at the Fifth Third Bank branch on Murfreesboro Pike.

Authorities said the suspect, identified as James Orion Fox, of Nashville, went into the bank and placed a bag and a note on the counter. He stated he had a gun. The teller put money in the bag, and Fox fled from the scene.

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Fox was also identified as the suspect responsible for a bank robbery on July 24 at the Fifth Third Bank branch on Church Street.

Police in Smyrna located and arrested Fox on August 5.

He has been charged with two counts of bank robbery, according to U.S. Attorney Don Cochran for the Middle District of Tennessee, and if convicted, he could face up to 20 years in prison for each count.