Just In: ORPD, FBI searching for bank robbery suspect

Investigators are searching for a suspect accused of robbing One Bank located at 1298 Oak Ridge Turnpike Friday morning.

The Oak Ridge Police Department (ORPD) received a silent alarm to the bank at around 8:35 a.m. which was immediately followed by a call to dispatch reporting a robbery.

Officers responded and determined a white male, in his 20s, wearing a black knit watch cap, red face mask, black or dark gray hoodie and blue jeans presented a note to tellers advising it was a bank robbery and demanding money.

No weapon was displayed, and he left on foot with an undetermined amount of cash. ORPD and the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) are currently on scene conducting their investigation.

The investigation is ongoing and no further information will be released at this time.

Anyone with information that may help investigators is asked to call ORPD at (865) 425-4399. Crime tips can also be submitted online at http://oakridgetn.gov/department/ORPD/Home. Information can be given anonymously.

About Jim Harris

Jim Harris has been WYSH's News & Sports Director since 2000. In addition to reporting local news, he is the play-by-play voice for Clinton High School football, boys' and girls' basketball and baseball. Catch Jim live weekdays beginning at 6:20 am for live local news, sports, weather and traffic plus the Community Bulletin Board, shenanigans with Ron Meredith and more on the Country Club Morning Show on WYSH & WQLA. Jim lives in Clinton with his wife Kelly and daughter Carolina, his mother-in-law and cats Lucius and Oliver.

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