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The "Big Box Bandit"

Clinton, Tennessee; Chattanooga, Tennessee; Kingsport, Tennessee; Candler, North Carolina; Shelbyville, Indiana

May 21, 2019; June 21, 2019


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  • Height: 5'8" to 5'9"
  • Weight: 180 to 190 pounds
  • Sex: Male
  • Build: Medium
  • Race: White
  • Remarks: The unknown subject wore his facial hair in a goatee or a beard.
  • Vehicle Information: The unknown suspect has driven a blue, older-model Ford Taurus and a gold Chevrolet Trailblazer (stolen from Knoxville, Tennessee) during the robberies.
  • Weapon Used:


An unknown male suspect, dubbed the "Big Box Bandit," is wanted for his involvement in the following incidents:

The robbery of the FSNB, a bank inside the Walmart in Clinton, Tennessee, in May of 2019. A few days later, the same man entered another FSNB bank branch inside a Walmart in Kingsport, carrying a manila envelope. In both robberies, the man entered the banks and demanded money be placed in the provided envelope.

The robbery of a bank inside a Walmart in Shelbyville, Indiana.

The robbery of a stand-alone bank in Candler, North Carolina.

On June 21, 2019, the unknown suspect is believed to have car jacked an individual in West Knoxville, Tennessee, and used that vehicle in a robbery of a check cashing business inside another Walmart in Chattanooga, Tennessee, later that day.


The FBI is offering a reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of this unknown subject.

Should be considered armed and dangerous

If you have any information concerning this individual or any of these robberies, please call the FBI’s Knoxville Field Office at 865-544-0751, submit a tip online at tips.fbi.gov, or contact your local law enforcement.

If you have any information concerning this case, please contact your local FBI Office or the nearest American Embassy or Consulate. You can also submit a tip at: tips.fbi.gov

Field Office: Knoxville