First Bank Robbed By Unknown Man; Police Working with FBI to Identify Suspect

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Mt. Juliet, Tenn. – Passing a note, demanding cash, an unknown man robbed the First Bank. Around 4:50 p.m. on Thursday, November 12, officers rushed to the bank, located at 4110 N. Mt. Juliet Road, after receiving a 911 call from an employee about a robbery. The suspect fled the area on foot, and he was not located after a comprehensive search.

Further investigation revealed, that the suspect entered the bank and walked up to the front counter. He slid a note over to a bank employee, which had a written message demanding cash. After retrieving an undisclosed amount of cash, the suspect ran out of the bank, but his whereabouts after that is unknown. Investigators with Mt. Juliet’s Criminal Investigative Division and Federal Bureau of Investigation responded to the scene to conduct a thorough investigation. Time was spent dusting for fingerprints and canvassing the area in hopes of gathering evidence to lead them to the suspect.

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The suspect is described as a light-skinned black male, with an athletic build, who is possibly in his 30’s or 40’s. At the time of the robbery, he was wearing a ball cap, maroon hooded sweatshirt, and blue jeans.

No one was injured during this incident. Investigators hope someone in the community will recognize the suspect and his clothing from the surveillance images.

Anyone with any information regarding this crime is encouraged to call the Mt. Juliet Police Department at (615) 754-2550. Information can also be given anonymously by calling (615) 754-TIPS (8477) or via the Mt. Juliet Police Department website at http://www.mjpd.org/ .

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