Police Continue To Search For Bank Robbery Suspect

Robbery suspect

Robbery suspect

Shelbyville Police detectives are continuing to ask the public for help identifying the suspect responsible for an armed bank robbery. The man who allegedly robbed First Community Bank’s U.S. 231 North branch last week is likely not from this area, investigators say. Police added that other banks around Middle Tennessee have been held up by a man fitting the same description.
Approximately 1:15 p.m. on Thursday September 17, 2015, the suspect robbed First Community Bank located at 2841 Hwy 231 North.
The man entered the bank and handed the teller a note stating he was armed and demanding cash. The suspect took the money and fled the bank on foot heading southbound.
The man is described as black man, approximately 30 years old, 5’11” tall, with a slim build.
If you have any information that can help Shelbyville Police please call 931-684-5811 or Crimestoppers at 931-685-4300.