FBI: Same bank robber stikes again in West Knox Co.

By: Brian Gregory, Asst. News Director Email
By: Brian Gregory, Asst. News Director Email

KNOXVILLE, Tenn (WVLT) FBI agents say a man has now robbed his fourth bank in about one and a half months.

Three of those previous robberies have occured in Knoxville, today's happened in Knox County.

FBI agents say around 11:30 a.m., the man robbed the SunTrust Bank in the Kroger at Middlebrook Pike and Cedar Bluff Rd.

The suspect gave the teller a note, and demanded money. The FBI says he did not show a weapon.

He is described as white, about 20-30 years old, 5'9'', 180 pounds, and wearing a ball cap with the emblem covered in black electrical or duct tape, sunglasses, and a button down shirt.

He also had tape on his fingers.

FBI agents say this man is also responsible for robberies at the Citizens National Bank inside the Food City on Morrell Road on December 10th and 17th this year, and the BB&T branch in Rocky Hill on November 9th.

If you have any information you can call the FBI at (865) 544-0751.


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