Authorities are seeking the public’s help in identifying a suspect who allegedly robbed the Capital Bank in Farragut on Thursday.
The armed robbery was reported at Capital Bank at 136 Concord Road in Farragut at about 9:32 a.m. Thursday, according to the Federal Bureau of Investigation and Knox County Sheriff’s Office.
“Reports indicate that a masked man entered the Capital Bank, brandished a semi-automatic handgun, and demanded money from the bank employees,” an FBI press release said. “After obtaining an undetermined amount of money, the suspect fled the scene.”
Here is a description of the suspect, according to the FBI:
- White male
- Approximately 6’2”-6’5”
- Large build
- Dark facial covering
- Dark knit cap
- Dark jacket
- Dark pants
- Dark shoes
- Thick, dark gloves
Anyone with information is asked to call the Knoxville FBI at (865) 544-0751 or the KCSO at (865) 215-2243. A reward is being offered for information that leads to the arrest of the suspect, the press release said.
The alleged robbery is being investigated jointly by the FBI Safe Streets Task Force, which is comprised of the FBI, Knoxville Police Department, and KCSO, and the KCSO Major Crimes Unit, the press release said.
More information will be added as it becomes available.