ATHENS (WATE) - McMinn County Sheriff's Office is searching for a suspicious person Sunday morning who attended West View Baptist Church near Athens.
Around 10:50 A.M. a White Ford Fusion with Kentucky plates parked at the church before the service. The car was driven by a white male in his mid to late 50's. He has brown eyes and dark hair with some gray. He was described as clean shaven, wearing dirty wire frame glasses. He was about 5'11" to 6' tall and weighed about 230 lbs.
The suspicious person carried a green backpack into the church. According to a press release, he acted suspiciously before leaving the church abruptly at 11 a.m. driving towards Athens on Hwy 39W.
Anyone with any information on this person or if you've seen the vehicle, call 911 immediately.
"If you see it, say it," said Sheriff Joe Guy.