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Robbery of FSG Bank Branch in Knoxville

FBI Knoxville November 06, 2012
  • Public Affairs Specialist Joyce McCants (865) 544-0751

The Knoxville Division of the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) and Chief David Rausch of the Knoxville Police Department (KPD) are asking for the public’s assistance in identifying the man who robbed an FSG Bank today.

At approximately 10:00 a.m. on November 6, 2012, the suspect entered the FSG Bank located at 307 Lovell Road in Knoxville, Tennessee, displayed a black handgun, and demanded money. Witnesses described the suspect as a white male, in his 50s, with a medium build, between 5’9” and 5’11” tall, and weighing 175 to 185 pounds. He had short salt and pepper hair, bushy eyebrows, a large nose, a full face, and several days worth of stubble. The suspect was wearing a dark colored baseball-style hat, a dark-colored rain jacket with gray on the bottom, a blue and gray flannel shirt, and blue jeans.

After obtaining an undetermined amount of money, the suspect fled the scene on foot. A reward is being offered for any information which leads to the arrest of this individual. Anyone with information is asked to please call the Knoxville FBI at 865-544-0751 or the

KPD at 865-215-7212. This matter is being investigated jointly by the FBI Safe Streets Task Force (SSTF), composed of the FBI, KPD, and KCSO, and KPD Major Crimes Unit.

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