Harrogate Home Federal Bank robbed

Published 5:37 pm Friday, March 22, 2019

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Police are on the hunt for a man accused of robbing a local bank in Harrogate.

According to Claiborne County Sheriff Bobby Brooks, a man walked into Home Federal Bank at approximately 4:39 p.m. with his hair and neck covered. He produced a note, and as a result the employee emptied the drawer. The man then left the bank on foot traveling east on Washington Avenue.

According to a text message sent out by Lincoln Memorial University, the alleged culprit was a white male with a goatee and tattoos on his face.

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Anyone who has information on the alleged culprit is encouraged to contact the Claiborne County Sheriff’s Office. The Claiborne Progress will provide updates on the situation as they are received.