Armed robber holds up First Tennessee in West Knoxville

Armed robber holds up First Tennessee in West Knoxville

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KNOXVILLE (WATE) - An armed robber struck Monday afternoon, holding up a West Knoxville bank.

It happened just before 3 p.m. Monday afternoon at the First Tennessee Bank on Kingston Pike near Campbell Station Rd.

FBI agents say the masked man pulled out a silver handgun, jumped the counter, and demanded money.

They say he got away with an undetermined amount of cash. He's described as a white male, 6'3" to 6'5", weighing between 210 to 220 lbs.

The suspect was wearing black clothing, a camouflage mask, and wire-rim glasses.

If you have any information, call the Knoxville FBI at 865-544-0751.

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