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Searching for Man Who Robbed National Bank of Tennessee Branch in Cocke County

FBI Knoxville September 27, 2010
  • Supervisory Special Agent Marshall Stone (865) 544-0751

The Knoxville Division of the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) - Johnson City Resident Agency and Sheriff Armando Fontes of the Cocke County Sheriff’s Office (CCSO) are asking for the public’s assistance in identifying the suspect who robbed a Cocke County bank today.

At approximately 11:00 a.m., the suspect entered the National Bank of Tennessee located at 4406 Hooper Highway in Cosby, Tennessee, displayed a weapon, and demanded money. Witnesses described the suspect as a white male, approximately 5’6” to 5’9” tall, approximately 30 years old, weighing approximately 210 pounds. Suspect was wearing a blue and gray plaid coat with a gray hood and a baseball cap.

After obtaining an undetermined amount of money, the suspect left the scene in what witnesses described as an older model green Jeep Cherokee. A reward is being offered for any information which leads to the arrest of this individual. Anyone with information is asked to call the Johnson City Office of the FBI at 423-282-8090 or the Cocke County Sheriff’s Office at 423-623-6004. This matter is being investigated jointly by the FBI - Johnson City Resident Agency and the CCSO.

All defendants are presumed innocent unless and until proven guilty in a court of law.

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