Citizens Tri-County Bank in Tullahoma robbed at gunpoint

Posted on Tuesday, February 4, 2014 at 1:25 pm

The West Lincoln Street branch of Citizens Tri-County Bank was robbed of an undisclosed amount of money around 12:30 p.m. Tuesday, according to police.

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Tullahoma police collect and bag evidence found in the parking lot of Citizens Tri-County Bank on West Lincoln Street Tuesday afternoon following an armed robbery. From left are officer Derrick Derlein and detective Tyler Hatfield.
(Staff photo by Marian Galbraith)

According to information received from the Tullahoma Police Department, a white male entered the bank and approached a teller to demand money while displaying a firearm. He then fled the scene, headed southbound on Collins Street.

The suspect is described as a white male, between 50-60 years old, about 6’2” tall, thinly built, and wearing a ski mask, cap and gloves.

According to police, he may have been driving a red S-10 pickup truck with plastic duct-taped over a broken window.

The police also report that the suspect was wearing a red satin jacket with “Alabama” or “Arkansas” emblazoned on the back.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Tullahoma Police Department at 931-455-0530 or email tpd@tullahomatn.gov.

The armed robbery is being investigated jointly by the FBI and the TPD.

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