April 27, 2012
Media Representative Stacie J. Bohanan
Suspect Sought in the Robbery of First Tennessee Bank Branch in Dandridge
The Knoxville Division of the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) and Chief Carson Williams of the Dandridge Police Department (DPD) are asking for the public’s assistance in identifying the man who robbed the First Tennessee Bank on April 27, 2012.
At approximately 3:00 p.m., a man entered the First Tennessee Bank located at 1030 South Highway 92 in Dandridge, Tennessee and presented a note demanding money. Witnesses described the suspect as a male with a light complexion and approximately 6’0” tall with a thin build. The suspect was wearing light-colored blue jeans and a long-sleeved, button-down white shirt with blue, vertical stripes. The suspect was also wearing white latex gloves and a black knit hat with a snowflake pattern. After obtaining an undetermined amount of money, the suspect left the scene on foot.
Photos of the suspect can be viewed below.
In an effort to locate the suspect, additional agencies assisted with the investigation, including the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office, the Knox County Sheriff’s Office aviation and K9 assets, as well as the Sevierville Police Department’s K9 Unit.
Anyone with information is asked to call the DPD at 865-475-3482 or the FBI at 865-544-0751. This matter is being jointly investigated by the FBI Safe Streets Task Force (comprised of the FBI, KPD, and KSCO) and DPD.
All defendants are presumed innocent unless and until proven guilty in a court of law.