The Atlanta Police Department is seeking the public’s help in finding a man whom they say robbed an Ameris Bank branch on July 5.
The suspect entered the bank at around 11 a.m. He walked up to the counter, handed a note to the teller and demanded money from the drawer.
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The note stated, “Remain calm. Pass this note back to me. Give me 20s, 50s,100s and10s from your station. No alarms following directions (and) safety for all. Have a nice day, thanks,” according to the report.
The report stated that the teller did not have any money at her counter, so she asked a co-worker to give her money. The suspect then jumped over the counter, grabbed the drawer and became angry at the teller for not having enough money in the drawer.
The suspect grabbed a handful of money from the drawer, and threw the drawer on the ground, before leaving the bank, the report said.
Authorities describe him as a bald white man in his 40s with blue eyes.
He wore a black shirt with the letter “W” written in white on the right side of the shirt, blue jeans and white tennis shoes.
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According to APD, the suspect stole $2,559 from the bank.
APD is offering a reward of up to $5,000 for information leading to his arrest and conviction. Anyone with information on the robbery is asked to contact Crime Stoppers at 404-577-8477.
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