Suspects Arrested Following Chase

Knoxville (WVLT) - Two suspected bank robbers are in custody after a 20 minute police chase through East Knox County.

Authorities say they arrested 39-year old Steven Castles and 32-year-old Tara Forker.

FBI agents say they spotted the suspects' vehicle around 3:30 Thursday afternoon and followed it to the Pilot gas station on Strawberry Plains Pike in East Knoxville. Police then chased the suspects in what is beleived to be a stolen Toyota RAV4 , capturing the couple at Kodak Road at Thorngrove Pike.

Police believe both suspects may have been involved in two recent bank robberies in the area. One,at the CBBC Bank branch in Farragut on November 9th, the other at a BB&T Bank branch in Blount County on December 27th.