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Armed Bank Robbery Subject at Large

FBI Knoxville December 02, 2013
  • 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 seeking the public’s assistance in identifying the man who robbed a BB&T branch today in Knoxville.

At approximately 10:53 a.m. on December 2, 2013, a man entered the BB&T bank branch at 11113 Parkside Drive in Knoxville, Tennessee. He brandished a silver handgun and demanded money from the bank employees. The subject has been described as follows:

  • White male
  • 6’0” to 6’02” tall
  • Late 20s to early 30s
  • 180-200 pounds, medium build
  • Brown hair, with a beard
  • Wearing a brown Carhartt cap, navy blue jacket, dark pants, glasses
  • Armed with a silver handgun

Knoxville Bank Robbery Suspect, Photo 3 of 4 (12/2/13) Knoxville Bank Robbery Suspect, Photo 1 of 4 (12/2/13) Knoxville Bank Robbery Suspect, Photo 2 of 4 (12/2/13)

Knoxville Bank Robbery Suspect, Photo 4 of 4 (12/2/13)

After obtaining money from the bank, the man fled on foot eastbound, past the Jimmy Johns restaurant.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Knoxville FBI at 865-544-0751 or the KPD at 865-215-7212. A reward is being offered for information that leads to the arrest of this individual.

This matter is being investigated jointly by the FBI Safe Streets Task Force (SSTF), composed of the FBI, KPD, Knox County Sheriff’s Office, and the KPD Major Crimes Unit.

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

For more information on the FBI’s Knoxville Division, visit www.fbi.gov/knoxville.