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Seeking Information on Armed Serial Bank Robber
Suspect is Responsible for Four Robberies in Five Weeks in Lithonia and Snellville

FBI Atlanta December 03, 2012
  • Special Agent Stephen Emmett (404) 679-6451

ATLANTA—Special Agent in Charge (SAC) Mark F. Giuliano, along with Dekalb County Interim Police Chief Lisa A. Gassner and Snellville Police Chief Roy Whitehead, requests the public’s assistance in identifying and apprehending the individual responsible for four armed bank robberies that occurred within the last five weeks in the Lithonia and Snellville, Georgia areas.

On Friday, October 26, 2012, in the afternoon hours, a lone black male brandishing a handgun entered the Best Bank, located inside of a Kroger grocery store, 6678 Covington Highway, Lithonia, Georgia, and announced a robbery. After having obtained an undisclosed amount of money, the robber departed the bank but, at some point during his escape, the robber dropped the bag containing the bank money. The money was recovered by authorities and returned to the bank.

On Wednesday, November 14, 2012, at 10:12 a.m., a lone black male brandishing a weapon entered the Best Bank, located inside of a Walmart store, 5401 Fairington Road, Lithonia, Georgia, and announced a robbery. The robber obtained an undisclosed amount of money and departed the bank without further incident.

On Saturday, November 24, 2012, a lone black male entered the Best Bank, located inside of a Kroger grocery store, 6678 Covington Highway, Lithonia, Georgia, and announced a robbery while displaying a weapon. This is same victim bank from the October 26, 2012 robbery.

On Monday, December 03, 2012, at approximately 11:15 a.m., a lone black male entered the Suntrust Bank, located inside a Publix grocery store, 1905 Scenic Highway North, Snellville, Georgia, and announced a robbery while displaying a weapon. The robber obtained an undisclosed amount of money and departed the bank. He was observed getting into an off-white in color Lincoln sedan with tinted windows and driving off at a high rate of speed.

The robber is described as a black male, mid-20s in age, medium build, medium height, wearing a blue ball cap with white logo, and a blue hoodie-style jacket.


Anyone with information regarding this individual should contact the Crime Stoppers Atlanta at (404) 577-8477, the Dekalb County Police Department Robbery Unit at (770) 724-7890, or the Snellville Police Department at (770) 985-3555.