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Suntrust bank robbed on Murfreesboro Pike

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Metro police and the FBI are investigating a violent bank robbery Thursday afternoon in the Antioch area.

The robbery was reported about 4 p.m. at the Suntrust Bank in the 2500 block of Murfreesboro Pike.

Police say the suspect entered the bank, fired a single gunshot into the ceiling and demanded that he be let into a locked storage area.

He took an undisclosed amount of money and fled.

Police describe the suspect as a black male in his 20s to 30s. He is approximately 5'7" with a slim build, was wearing all black clothing and had black pantyhose covering his face.

Anyone with information about the robber is urged to contact Crime Stoppers at 74-CRIME.

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