ATHENS, Ga. – Athens-Clarke County Police are hoping someone can help them identify a man they say robbed a bank on Wednesday afternoon.
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Police said just before 5 p.m. Wednesday that they responded to Wells Fargo Bank on the 1000 block of Gaines School Road after the theft.
Investigators said cashiers told them a white man entered the bank and handed over a note demanding that the money be put in a bag. They said that after receiving an unknown amount of money, the man fled.
Despite a search by K9 agents and drone crews, police said they could not find the man. They provided a description of the suspect.
They said he was a thin, white man, about 5-7 to 6-0, weighing between 130 and 160 lbs. He was last seen wearing a blue hoodie, tapered khaki pants, a brown beanie, black sunglasses, a gray mask and black latex gloves.
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Athens-Clarke County Police are offering a $ 1,000 Crime Stoppers Award leading to the suspect’s arrest. They ask anyone with information about the incident or a video or photos to contact Crime Stoppers at 706-705-4775 or the Police Department at 706-613-3888.
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