Suspect sought in Gainesville bank robbery

Police in Gainesville are investigating a bank robbery: video surveillance cameras show a white male with a handgun holding up a Regions bank branch on Shallowford Road in Gainesville. It happened late Tuesday morning. Police say he left the scene in a white Ford pickup truck, making off with an undisclosed amount of cash. No injuries were reported.

From WSB TV…

Gainesville police is asking for the public’s help in locating a man who allegedly robbed the Regions Bank Tuesday morning.

Around 11:15 a.m. a man came into the Regions Bank on Shallowford Road.

Officers say the suspect reportedly held up a gun while demanding money.

He ran away with an undisclosed amount of money.

Gainesville police released photos on its Facebook page, where the suspect is seen wearing a black shirt, jeans, hat with a gray blazer.

Authorities say he may be driving a newer model Ford F-150. No injuries were reported.

Anyone with information is asked to submit a tip or call 911.

Tim Bryant

Tim Bryant

Tim Bryant hosts Classic City Today, 6-10 weekday mornings on 98.7FM & AM 1340 WGAU in Athens.



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