Metro searching for Lathrop Ave. bank robbery suspect

Courtesy: SCMPD
Courtesy: SCMPD

SAVANNAH, GA (WSAV) – Around 2:45 on Wednesday, Nov. 9, Metro police responded to reports of a robbery at the Georgia Heritage Federal Credit Union. According to a release from SCMPD, a male suspect demanded cash from the bank employees.

The robbery occurred on the 1000 block of West Lathrop Avenue.

The suspect is described as a black male, with a dark complexion. During the robbery, he wore sunglasses, a long, black, curly wig with red lipstick and face powder. He was wearing all black clothes, including a skull cap with a pom-pom on top, a long-sleeved shirt and pants. bank-robbery-suspect-2

It is believed that the suspect left in a mid-sized red car last seen traveling on Oglethorpe Avenue toward Bay Street.

Anyone with information on this case should contact the SCMPD tip line by dialing (912) 525-3124.

Information may also be forwarded to CrimeStoppers at (912) 234-2020. Tipsters remain anonymous and may qualify for a cash reward.

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