SUMMERVILLE, South Carolina – Within an hour of the bank robbery that took place early on Monday morning, the Summerville Police Department reports that they were able to apprehend a suspect in the crime.
Monday morning about 10:30 a.m., officers were dispatched to the First Citizens Bank located on Old Trolley Road, where a report of a robbery had been made.
A witness provided the authorities with a description of the thief and indicated to them the general direction in which the robber was heading. Within thirty to forty-five minutes, according to Police Lieutenant Chris Hirsch, detectives were able to compare the witness description to the bank security video and locate the person in question.
When the suspect bolted, I believe the money scattered across the street with him. “We have money that was blown across the street. Hirsch remarked at the scene that the suspect “had possession of it.” Because of this, a number of different things are occurring, and we are attempting to gather as much proof as possible.
At the incident, the Summerville Police Department was supported by deputies from the Dorchester County Sheriff’s Office.
The authorities claim that they were successful in retrieving all of the money that had been scattered.
The identity of the guy who was arrested in connection with the heist has not yet been made public by the police.
Officers from the Summerville Police Department were dispatched to the First Citizen’s Bank on Old Trolley Road on Monday morning in response to a report of a bank robbery, according to the department.
Officers report that they were successful in capturing the suspect in question.
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