FBI Knoxville
Public Affairs Specialist Joyce McCants
(865) 544-0751
December 8, 2016

Armed Robbery of First Citizens Bank on Gunbarrel Road Chattanooga, Tennessee on November 21, 2016

The Knoxville Division of the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) and the Chattanooga Police Department (CHPD) are seeking the public’s assistance in identifying the man who robbed a First Citizens Bank branch in Chattanooga, Tennessee.

On November 21, 2016, at approximately 11:57 a.m., law enforcement agencies responded to an armed bank robbery at the First Citizens Bank at 1611 Gunbarrel Road in Chattanooga, Tennessee. Reports indicate that a man entered First Citizens Bank and brandished a large silver and black semi-automatic handgun. The suspect wore a surgical or respirator-type mask around his neck, and witnesses observed the suspect getting into a vehicle described as a 2009-2013 charcoal gray four-door Acura TSX driven by a black female wearing a red baseball cap.

Male Subject A

  • Black male
  • Late 20s
  • Approximately 5’7” to 5’8”
  • Medium build
  • Trimmed mustache and hair on chin
  • White T-shirt and black shirt
  • Black (North Face-type) jacket
  • Black pants
  • Black gloves
  • Plain black baseball cao
  • Large black-framed sunglasses

Female Subject B

  • Black female
  • Late 20s
  • Small build
  • Red baseball cap

Vehicle Description

  • Charcoal gray Acura, 2009 to 2013 four-door TSX

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Knoxville FBI Office at 865-544-0751 or the Chattanooga Police Department at 423-698-2525.

All defendants are presumed innocent unless or until proven guilty beyond a reasonable doubt.