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Robbery of Heritage Bank Branch in Midway

FBI Atlanta August 12, 2013
  • Special Agent Stephen Emmett (404) 679-6451

ATLANTA—Special Agent in Charge (SAC) Mark F. Giuliano, FBI Atlanta, requests the public’s assistance in identifying and locating the individual(s) responsible for the August 7, 2013 armed robbery of the Heritage Bank branch located at 248 Butler Avenue in Midway (Savannah/Hinesville), Georgia.

On Wednesday, August 7, 2013, at approximately 3:20 p.m., a lone black male brandishing a black semi-automatic handgun entered the Heritage Bank branch at 248 Butler Ave. in Midway, Georgia, and announced a robbery. The robber, carrying a white or light tan canvas bag, obtained an undisclosed amount of money and departed the bank without further incident, possibly in a Ford Crown Victoria, gray in color.

The armed robber is described as a black male, estimated at 25-35 years in age, approximately 5’8” to 5’10” in height, of slender build, and wearing a black, V-neck shirt, light blue baseball-style hat, and a black partial face mask. He was also wearing distinctive baby blue-colored ankle high athletic shoes.

In conjunction with the above bank surveillance photos of the known robber, the FBI is releasing bank surveillance photos (below) of a person of interest possibly associated with this matter. Earlier on the day of the robbery, an unknown black male, wearing a white tank top T-shirt and a wool cap with Atlanta Braves logo, appeared at the teller counter of the above bank. This same individual was observed approximately one hour prior the above robbery at the IGA grocery store, located across the street from the victim bank.   

Person of Interest in Midway Bank Robbery, Photo 1 of 2 (8/12/13)  Person of Interest in Midway Bank Robbery, Photo 2 of 2 (8/12/13)

Anyone with information on this robbery or these individuals should contact Crime Stoppers Savannah at (912) 234-2020 or the Atlanta Field Office FBI at (404) 679-9000 or Atlanta@ic.fbi.gov