Police are working to identify the man who tried to rob the Regions Bank branch at 315 Deaderick St. around 11:15 Wednesday morning.
According to police, the suspect is a black man in his 30s, approximately 5 feet, 8 inches tall and weighs about 170 pounds. He wore a short-sleeved shirt under a black and grey jacket vest, black jeans, a pink bracelet and a white knit cap over an Afro hairstyle.
The suspect, who was carrying an umbrella and wore a small backpack, walked out of the bank after a teller refused to comply with his demand note.
Police urge anyone who has information concerning the attempted robbery to contact Detective Keith Sutherland with the FBI Violent Crimes Task Force at 232-7500 or Crime Stoppers at 74-CRIME.
Citizens can also send an electronic tip to Crime Stoppers by texting the word “CASH” along with their message to 274637 (CRIMES) or online at www.nashvillecrimestoppers.com.