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Johnson City police seeking bank robber

Johnson City Press • Updated Jan 4, 2019 at 5:52 PM

Johnson City police are seeking a man who robbed a bank on the Bristol Highway Friday afternoon.

According to information released by the city department, a white man, 35 to 45 years old with a medium build and a gray goatee walked into Mountain Commerce Bank, 3122 Bristol Highway, at 3 p.m. and demanded money from a bank employee. The man was wearing a black ball cap, a gray sweatshirt, blue jeans, athletic shoes and glasses.

Witnesses last saw him running south from the bank through a neighboring parking lot.

Police ask anyone with information to contact investigators at 423-434-6166 or make an anonymous tip on the Crime Stoppers hotline at 423-434-6158, text “423JCPD” and your tip to 847411 or visit www.citizenobserver.com.

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