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FBI, KPD searching for Knoxville bank robbery suspect

The suspect approached the bank tellers and handed them a note demanding money.
Published: Apr. 9, 2021 at 10:00 PM EDT
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KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WVLT) - The Federal Bureau of Investigation and the Knoxville Police Department are searching for a suspect responsible for a bank robbery.

According to a release from the FBI, a suspect entered the FSNB bank located inside Walmart at 3051 Kinzel Way in Knoxville around 2:49 p.m. Friday, April 9.

The suspect approached the bank tellers and handed them a note demanding money. The tellers complied with the demands and then the suspect left the bank driving a dark green Honda Accord.

The suspect is described as a Black man with a medium to large build. He is believed to be in his 40s or 50s and was between five-foot-10 and six-foot-two.

“He was wearing a long-sleeve camouflage shirt, a gray ballcap with a “W” on the front, sunglasses, dark-colored pants, white/gray gardening gloves, black boots, and a royal blue face covering. He was also in possession of a yellow bag, which he kept underneath his arm during the robbery,” the release states.

If you know this person, or have any information on his whereabouts, you are asked to call the FBI’s Knoxville, Tennessee Field Office at 865-544-0751 or submit a tip online at https://tips.fbi.gov.

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