December 11, 2017

FBI Atlanta’s Athens Resident Agency, Along with Athens-Clarke County PD, Conyers PD, Seeking Information on Bank Robber

ATLANTA—David J. LeValley, Special Agent in Charge (SAC), FBI Atlanta Field Office, is seeking the public’s assistance in locating a bank robber believed to be responsible for Athens and Conyers, Georgia area bank robberies.

Frank Douglas, a black male, age 58, with multiple aliases, is charged with bank robbery in connection with a robbery that occurred in North Augusta, South Carolina on November 27, 2017.

Douglas, who was released from the U.S. Bureau of Prisons (BOP) on September 29, 2017, is also a suspect in the below Georgia bank robberies:

On November 30, 2017, at approximately 12:11 p.m., a black male robbed the BB&T, located at 1887 GA-20 SE, Conyers, Georgia. The suspect passed a demand note to bank employees and left the location with an undisclosed amount of money.

On December 5, 2017, at approximately 2:32 p.m., a black male robbed the Bank of America at 1070 Gaines School Road, Athens, Georgia. The suspect passed a demand note to the teller and fled from the scene having obtained and undisclosed amount of money from the bank.

During both incidents, the suspect alleged he had a gun and threatened to shoot bank employees if they did not comply with his demands.

Although the suspect has not presented a weapon during these incidents, law enforcement considers him to be armed and dangerous. Anyone who encounters him should use caution.

DOUGLAS is known to stay at budget hotels and motels near the interstate under alias names. He is also known to frequent homeless shelters.

This is a joint investigation between Athens-Clarke County Police, Conyers Police, and the FBI.

Information can be reported to:
Athens-Clarke County Police, tel: 706-613-3330
Conyers Police, tel: 770-483-6600
FBI, tel: 770-216-3000

The above are merely allegations and the public should be reminded that all persons are presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.