Two bank robberies in Murfreesboro on Thursday

At 12:06pm Thursday (9/10/15), Murfreesboro officers responded to the Red Stone Federal Credit Union at 2943 S. Rutherford Blvd. in reference to a robbery. The suspect entered the bank and demanded money. The teller complied and the suspect left the area on foot.

The culprit is described as a black male wearing a white button-up shirt with blue jeans. He had a brown baseball cap pulled over his face. He was seen running from the rear of the building towards 2827 S. Rutherford Blvd.

A little over an hour later at 1:54pm Thursday (9/10/15), Murfreesboro officers responded to the First Tennessee Bank at 305 W. Northfield Blvd. in reference to a second robbery. The suspect in this case was located a short distance from the scene and taken into custody without incident.

The robberies are not believed to be connected.

Have Information on the Red Stone Credit Union?

Anyone with information is encouraged to call the Criminal Investigations Division at 615-893-2717 or Crime Stoppers at 615-893-STOP(7867).