Metro police capture bank robbery suspect following foot chase on West End Avenue

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NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) – Metro police were involved in a foot chase following a bank robbery on West End Avenue.

Metro officials told News 2 it happened around 2:30 p.m. at the FirstBank in the 1800 block of West End.

Police identified the suspect as 32-year-old Justin Hickman, who allegedly robbed the bank at knifepoint.

Midtown officers chased him down and were able to take him into custody. He reportedly shed his jacket just prior to the arrest.

Metro officials told News 2 the FBI is taking lead in the investigation and Hickman will be charged federally.

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