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Police: Suspect in attempted bank robbery at Gaffney Walmart arrested in NC

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Walmart on Walton Drive in Gaffney (FOX Carolina/ 7/12/17) Walmart on Walton Drive in Gaffney (FOX Carolina/ 7/12/17)
Walmart on Walton Drive in Gaffney (FOX Carolina/ 7/12/17) Walmart on Walton Drive in Gaffney (FOX Carolina/ 7/12/17)
Walmart on Walton Drive in Gaffney (FOX Carolina/ 7/12/17) Walmart on Walton Drive in Gaffney (FOX Carolina/ 7/12/17)
Michael Inscoe (Courtesy: Gaffney PD) Michael Inscoe (Courtesy: Gaffney PD)
GAFFNEY, SC (FOX Carolina) -

Gaffney police said the suspect in a recent armed robbery attempt at the Woodforest Bank inside the Walmart on Walton Drive was arrested in North Carolina. 

Police said Friday that the suspect had been identified as William Michael Inscoe from Harmony, NC.

On Wednesday, police said the Inscoe claimed to be in the company of another suspect who had a bomb inside the store. After reviewing the video footage, police said they were able to determine the suspect was actually alone.

Police shared surveillance photos in which the suspect and suspect vehicle were pictured.

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On Friday, Gaffney police posted an update on Facebook, naming Inscoe as the suspect and stating that he had called a news station in North Carolina to threaten to commit another crime.

Police said Inscoe confessed to three armed robberies and advised that he was armed and would carry out another robbery soon.

Gaffney police said they were obtaining arrest warrants for Inscoe, along with police in Charlotte and Weaverville.

A shot time later, police announced that Inscoe had been arrested in Iredell County, NC after a brief foot chase.

Police said the suspect was out on bond for another armed robbery at a Wells Fargo in Charlotte back in January

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