Woman robbed outside local bank

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WVLT) -- A woman trying to make a deposit at the Citizens Bank of Blount County on Chapman Highway, was robbed of her money Wednesday morning.

The woman told police the suspect approached her with a handgun, took her deposit and then ran off toward Moody Avenue.

Police started looking for a black male, 5'8'' inches to 6' foot tall, weighing about 160 lbs. The suspect was wearing a dark navy blue hoodie and blue jeans.

Anyone with information on this incident or the suspect is asked to contact the Knoxville Police Department’s crime information line at 865-215-7212. Callers can remain anonymous.

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