Armed man robs Tennessee Bank of Oak Ridge

OAK RIDGE, Tenn. (WVLT)--Just before 4:00pm Tuesday afternoon a man walked into the TN Bank of Oak Ridge on Oak Ridge Turnpike.

Witnesses say he pulled a semi-automatic hand gun and demanded cash. They say the robber is a white man, about six feet tall, weighing between 170 and 180 pounds and is in his late 50's to late 60's.

He was wearing a dark-colored hoodie sweatshirt with the hood up, blue jeans, and white tennis shoes. He was also wearing black gloves and a piece of black material covering his mouth.

After getting the cash the robber took off on foot. A reward is being offered for any information which leads to an arrest. If you have any information call the Knoxville FBI at 865-544-0751 or the ORPD at 865-425-4399.

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