Police Search For Hermitage Bank Robbery Suspect
HERMITAGE, Tenn. – Police have asked the public’s help in identifying a suspect wanted in connection with a bank robbery in Hermitage.
Officials with the Metro Nashville Police Department said the robbery was reported just after 1 p.m. Tuesday, at Fifth Third Bank located on Old Hickory Boulevard.
The suspect entered the bank with pantyhose over his face, a satchel over his shoulder and an open umbrella in his hand. Police said he placed an item on the counter that he claimed was a bomb and demanded an undisclosed amount of money from the teller.
The bomb squad was called in to examine the object and the device was deemed to be a hoax. Police said no one was hurt during the incident.
The suspect was described by police as being a middle aged, white male just over 6-feet-tall with blonde hair.
Officials with the Federal Bureau of Investigation have been called in to assist with the investigation.
Anyone with information has been asked to call Crime Stoppers at 74-CRIME.