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FBI Seeks Information In 2012 Valdosta Robbery

By: Eyewitness News Email
By: Eyewitness News Email

Press Release: FBI

On December 20, 2012, at approximately 9:03 AM, two unknown Black males entered the Bank of America located at 2001 Baytree Road, Valdosta, Georgia, waving semi-automatic handguns and ordering all of the occupants to the floor. The two unknown Black males departed from the bank with an undisclosed amount of currency driving a blue Jeep Grand Cherokee. The blue Jeep Grand Cherokee was recovered a short distance from the robbery location.

Height: 6'2"
Weight: 220 pounds
Sex: Male
Build: Medium
Eyes: Brown
Hair: Black
Complexion: Medium
Race: Black
Age: 20s

Vehicle Information: Blue Jeep Grand Cherokee - Recovered
Weapon Used: Semi-automatic handgun

Should be considered armed and dangerous

If you have any information concerning this case, please contact your local FBI Office or the nearest American Embassy or Consulate. You can also submit a tip at: tips.fbi.gov

Field Office: Atlanta


December 22, 2012

Update:

The Valdosta Police Department has confirmed they have a lead in the bank robbery that happened on Thursday morning at the Bank of America on the corner of Baytree and Gornto. Stay tuned for Eyewitness News tonight for the latest on the investigation.

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Valdosta Police Department Public Information Release

On December 20, 2012 at approximately 0905 hours, the Lowndes “911” Center received reports of a robbery at the Bank of America, 2001 Baytree Road. Officers responded and were advised that two African American males entered the bank, both armed with handguns with their faces covered, and demanded money.

They left with an undisclosed amount of money and got into a blue Jeep Cherokee. Detectives with the Valdosta Police Department and Crime Scene Technicians with the Valdosta-Lowndes Crime Lab are on scene investigating. Detectives are investigating the possibility that the two suspects may have switched vehicles nearby to an older model, Chevrolet Suburban.

The FBI, which investigates all bank robberies, has been notified to respond. No further information is available at this time.

Anyone having any further information regarding this crime or any other crime is urged to contact the Valdosta Police Department at 229-293-3145 or can remain anonymous at 229-293-3091.


Valdosta, GA - Around 9 am this morning, 2 African American males wearing masks entered the Bank of America on Baytree and Gornto in Valdosta, each armed with a handgun. They demanded money and left with an undisclosed amount of cash and got into a vehicle. Valdosta Police are on scene and interviewing witnesses. The FBI has been called which is standard procedure for all bank robberies.

WCTV has a reporter on scene and will bring you more information as it becomes available.


Valdosta, GA - Valdosta Police has confirmed that there was an armed bank robbery this morning at the Bank of America on Baytree and Gornto in Valdosta.

WCTV has a reporter on scene and will bring you more information as soon as it becomes available.


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