Grandpa Bank Robber Strikes Again

Knoxville (WVLT) - Police confirm the "Grandpa Bank Robber" has struck again.

Knoxville Police and the Knoxville Division of the FBI say a man went into the First Tennessee Bank on North Cedar Bluff at about 11:00 a.m. this morning and passed the teller a note demanding money.

They gave him a bag of money and he left on foot.

Dispatchers describe the man as white, in his mid 60s, with gray hair and stubble on his face.

He was wearing glasses, a dark ballcap, a light blue denim long-sleeve shirt over a striped polo shirt, and blue jeans.

Investigator believe this is the same man who robbed the same bank on October 1st.

In the October 1st robbery, he claimed to have a gun but no firearm was seen during either incident.

You can see a comparision of surveillance pictures from today and October 1st below.

If you have information, call the KPD crime hotline at at (865) 215-7212 or call the FBI at (865) 544-0751.


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