FBI offers reward for Maryville bank robber

FBI offers reward for Maryville bank robber

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Walter Lawson, Jr. (Source: Blount County Sheriff's Office) Walter Lawson, Jr. (Source: Blount County Sheriff's Office)

KNOXVILLE (WATE) - Police are still working to track down the man they say robbed a credit union in Maryville earlier in January.

Now the FBI is offering a reward for information leading to his arrest.

Authorities say Walter Lawson, Jr., 32, is suspected of robbing the First Choice Community Credit Union on Jan. 16.

Federal and local warrants for bank robbery and aggravated burglary have now been issued for him.

Lawson is approximately 6 feet tall and 205 lbs. with blonde hair, blue eyes and tattoos on his face, head and hand.

Officials say he could be anywhere in the Knoxville or Maryville area.

The Blount County Sheriff's Office is working with the FBI to find Lawson.

Anyone with information is asked to call the FBI's Knoxville office at 865-544-0751 or call their local police.

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