An employee of the First Tennessee Bank branch at 7820 East Brainerd Road was wounded this morning when a suspect robbed the bank, Chattanooga Police said.
Tim McFarland, police department spokesman, said the suspect entered the bank at about 10:10 this morning, brandished a gun and fired it twice into the ceiling. During the robbery, an employee was shot. The employee suffered minor injuries and was taken to a hospital for treatment.
McFarland did not know how much money the suspect took.
He said the suspect got into a white KIA driven by a white woman.
The Chattanooga Police Department is currently investigating; the FBI is expected to take over the investigation.
Anyone with information about this crime should call the police department at 698-2525.
related articles »
Three suspects wanted for robbing First Tennessee Bank at 7820 East Brainerd Road on Wednesday were arrested by FBI and ...
The FBI office in Knoxville released still frames from surveillance footage that captured images of a fully covered bank robber ...
Even for a bank robbery, this one was rare.
The First Tennessee Bank branch on Hamilton Place Boulevard was robbed Monday morning.