Regions Bank in Oak Ridge was robbed on Wednesday, and the Oak Ridge Police Department is searching for a suspect.
The bank on Rutgers Avenue was robbed at about 1:34 p.m. Wednesday, the ORPD said. A white man handed a note to a teller stating it was a robbery, police said. The man fled on foot toward Vermont Avenue, according to the ORPD.
The man is described as having a slim build, and he was last seen wearing glasses and a green flannel shirt, blue ball cap (white tag right side), blue jeans, and dark running shoes. There is no vehicle description.
“The investigation is active and ongoing,” the ORPD said.
If you have any information, contact ORPD Detective Kevin Craig at [email protected] or (865) 425-4399. FBI Knoxville is also assisting in the investigation and can be reached at (865) 544-0751.
More information will be added as it becomes available.
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