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Man robs bank armed only with a Bible

By
Ben Hooper
This man robbed a Bank of America in Nashville Friday and dropped a Bible on his way out. Photo courtesy of the Metropolitan Nashville Police Department
This man robbed a Bank of America in Nashville Friday and dropped a Bible on his way out. Photo courtesy of the Metropolitan Nashville Police Department

NASHVILLE, Jan. 11 (UPI) -- Authorities are seeking to identify a man who robbed a Nashville bank while armed only with a Bible.

The Metropolitan Nashville Police Department said it is working with the FBI to attempt to identify the man who walked into a Bank of America branch about 2:30 p.m. Friday while carrying the holy book.

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The man, whom police said did not display a weapon, handed a note demanding cash to a teller.

The suspect fled in an older-model red car. Police said he dropped his Bible on his way out of the bank.

Police are asking members of the public to help identify the suspect.

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