Suspect taken into custody in connection to Oak Ridge bank robbery

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OAK RIDGE, Tenn. (WATE) – UPDATE: The City of Oak Ridge has confirmed that the bank robbery suspect, identified as Joshua Hutchins, was taken into custody last night by the Clinton Police just before midnight. He has been charged with robbery.

Joshua Hutchins.
Source: Blount County Sheriff’s Office

EARLIER: Oak Ridge Police Department reports that there is a person of interest being investigated after a robbery at Enrichment Federal Credit Union Tuesday night.

Suspect description

  • White Male
  • 5’7″
  • 140 lbs.
  • Wearing a black face covering and a grey/white ball cap

The vehicle the suspect fled the scene in is an older model, four-door white Oldsmobile without hubcaps.

ORPD says that there’s no further information is available and the case is ongoing.

Anyone with information that may help investigators is asked to call ORPD at (865) 425-4399. Crime tips can also be submitted online at http://oakridgetn.gov/department/ORPD/Home. Information can be given anonymously.

(Picture of suspect’s vehicle)
(Picture of suspect)

EARLIER: Oak Ridge Police Department, along with the FBI are on the scene of a bank robbery at Enrichment Federal Credit Union and no arrest has yet been made.

ORPD says that just before 5:30 p.m. Tuesday, police received a report of a bank robbery at the credit union on South Illinois Avenue.

When investigators arrived, they learned the suspect handed a note to tellers demanding money; the suspect did not use a weapon to threaten the tellers.

The suspect fled with an undisclosed amount of money; he is described as a white male, in his 30s with brown hair. He was last seen wearing a grey/white hate, black facemask, and gray hooded sweatshirt.

Law enforcement is still on the scene investigating, no further information is available at this time.

Anyone with information that may help investigators is asked to call ORPD at (865) 425-4399. Crime tips can also be submitted online at http://oakridgetn.gov/department/ORPD/Home. Information can be given anonymously.

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