Bank robber strikes First Tennessee Bank

Photo courtesy of the Murfreesboro Police Department

Photos courtesy of the Murfreesboro Police Department

THE MPD is asking for the public’s help identifying a man who robbed the First Tennessee Bank at 123 W. Thompson Lane at 3:03 p.m. Tuesday afternoon.

According to the department’s media release, bank employees told police that “a man handed a teller a note demanding money, stating he had a gun.”

The suspect escaped with an undisclosed amount of money.

The suspect is of unknown race, is in his early 20’s, and is described as “tall and skinny. ” He was wearing a “dark-colored ball cap, mirrored sunglasses, a black T-Shirt with multi-colored writing on the front (orange-yellow tones) and dark-colored sweat pants,” according to the official statement.

Anyone with information is urged to contact the MPD dispatch at 615-893-1311.

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