Armed robber takes money from West Knox bank

Armed robber takes money from West Knox bank


KNOXVILLE (WATE) - A man with a semi-automatic pistol robbed a branch of FSG Bank Tuesday in Knoxville.

Knoxville police say the unidentified robber entered the bank at 307 Lovell Road near Parkside Drive around 9:57 a.m. and demanded money. He got away undisclosed amount of cash.

Witnesses told police he fled on foot.

The suspect is described as a white male about 55-65 years old. He is 5'9" and weighs 180 lbs.

He had short salt and pepper hair, bushy eyebrows, a large nose, a full face, and several days worth of stubble.

During the time of the robbery he was wearing a black ball cap, blue jacket, blue jeans and black boots.

A reward is being offered for any information which leads to his arrest.

Knoxville police, Knox County sheriff's deputies and FBI agents are searching for the suspect.

If you have any information on the robbery or the robber, contact the Knoxville Police Department's crime information line at (865) 215-7212 or the FBI. Callers can remain anonymous.

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