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'Move Quick Bandit' Wanted In Mt. Juliet Robbery

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Posted at 5:48 PM, Dec 16, 2015
and last updated 2015-12-16 18:48:49-05

A suspect known as the "Move Quick Bandit" has been linked to a bank robbery in Mt. Juliet.

Officials with the Federal Bureau of Investigation said the man was responsible for holding up Mt. Juliet First Bank around 4:50 p.m. November 12.

Authorities said during that robbery the suspect entered the bank, walked up to the front counter, and slid a note to an employee.

That note had a message on it demanding cash. After getting the cash, the man fled, and his whereabouts were unknown.

In all, the "Move Quick Bandit" was believed to be responsible for 11 bank robberies in Tennessee and Kentucky since July.

In many cases, the man has threatened to kill tellers if they do not comply with his demands.

Officials described the “Move Quick Bandit” as a black male with a medium complexion, standing around 5’8″ to 5’10” tall with a medium build. He’s likely in his 30’s or 40’s.

Authorities said he was always described as being neatly dressed and having pits and scars on his cheeks.

A $5,000 reward has been offered for information leading to his arrest.

Anyone with information on this crime spree or on the suspect’s identity and whereabouts has been urged to call Mt. Juliet Crime Stoppers at 615-754-TIPS (615-754-8477).