61-year-old Murfreesboro man arrested for robbing Antioch bank

John Allender (Courtesy: Metro Nashville Police Department)

ANTIOCH, Tenn. (WKRN) –A 61-year-old Murfreesboro man has been arrested Friday morning for robbing a bank in Antioch.

Metro police reported John Allender was taken into custody at his home on West Lokey Avenue in Murfreesboro by the Federal Bureau of Investigation’s Violent Crimes Task Force and Murfreesboro police.

The Fifth Third Bank located at 1311 Bell Road was robbed on Thursday around 10 a.m.

Police said he entered the bank and gave the teller a demand note. He received an undisclosed amount of money before fleeing the area.

Allender faces federal charges.

(Courtesy: Metro-Nashville Police Department)