A 45-year-old Columbia man accused of robbing a bank was arrested about half an hour after the crime was reported, officials said.
Deputies arrested Chad Allen Moore, 45, following a report of an armed robbery at TD Bank, 8850 Farrow Road, according to a news release from the Richland County Sheriff’s Department.
A suspect entered the bank around 11 a.m. Thursday and presented a gun, according to the release.
The suspect then demanded money from an employee then fled the location with an undisclosed amount of cash.
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Deputies were alerted of the suspect’s description, who then located Moore on westbound Interstate 20 around 11:30 a.m.
Moore stopped for a traffic stop on Broad River Road, and he was reportedly arrested without incident.
Moore was charged with armed robbery and possession of a stolen weapon.
He was transported to Alvin S. Glenn Detention Center.