Man wearing wig and carrying diaper bag robs bank

JELLICO, Tenn.(WVLT)--A man walked into the First Volunteer Bank on 5th Street in Jellico just before 11 this morning. He handed the teller a note demanding money. After getting the cash, the robber took off on foot.

Witnesses say the robber is a white man in his twenties, approximately 5'6" tall with a stocky build. He was wearing a white t-shirt, khaki shorts, flip flops, and a shaggy, reddish-brown wig at the time of the robbery. He was also wearing sunglasses and carrying a turquoise colored, cloth diaper bag.

If you have any information, call the Knoxville FBI at 865-544-0751 or the JPD at 423-784-6123. This matter is being investigated jointly by the FBI SSTF, the JPD and the CCSO.


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