Man cuts through roof to rob Memphis bank - WMC Action News 5 - Memphis, Tennessee

Man cuts through roof to rob Memphis bank

MEMPHIS, TN (WMC-TV) - Memphis police are looking for the man responsible for a carrying out a rooftop robbery Monday morning.

Police investigators said the man robbed the Trust One Bank on White Station, but instead of walking in, he cut a hole in the roof of the bank, landing inside armed with a handgun.

The man left the bank with an undetermined amount of money.  No one was injured.

The robber was described as approximately six feet tall, with a thin to medium build, 18 to 25-years-old, wearing a dark ski cap, dark colored sweatshirt, dark blue jeans, and dark gloves.

If you have information about the robbery, you are asked to call CrimeStoppers at 901-528-CASH.

Officials said Monday's robbery was the third at a Shelby County bank or credit union in 2009.  During the same period in 2008, only one robbery had occurred.

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