The suspect handed a note to a teller which demanded money and stated he had a gun. The teller gave the man an undisclosed amount of cash and he fled the scene. Police say witnesses gave no description of a getaway vehicle.
According to Kingsport detectives the suspect is a white man between 25 and 40 years old. His height is estimated between 5 feet 9 inches and 6 feet one inch, weighing 190 to 230 pounds.
After collecting statements and evidence, Kingsport Police and members of the FBI cleared the scene about noon.
Police have released stills captured by the bank’s video surveillance system, hoping someone may recognize the suspect. If you have any information contact the Kingsport Police Department’s Criminal Investigations Division at (423) 229-9429.