Hiawassee Bank Robbery

October 24, 2007

HIAWASSE – The GBI and the Hiawassee Police Department are seeking the public’s help in identifying a man believed to be responsible for several of the recent bank robberies in Northeast Georgia. The most recent robbery occurred yesterday shortly after 3 p.m. at the Stephens Federal Bank in Hiawassee.  

The suspect is described as a white male, approximately 5’9”-6’0” in height, slight build, brown hair and hazel eyes, wearing a camouflage baseball cap and a camouflage long-sleeved, pullover shirt. The suspect fled the scene in a small, 1996 or 1997, white, 2-door Chevrolet Cavalier with black front and rear bumpers. The driver of this vehicle was a white female who remained in the car during the robbery.

Anyone with information on this person is asked to contact the GBI Cleveland Office at 1-888-233-5680 or call the GBI Tip Line at 1-800-597-TIPS (8477).

See Northeast Georgia Banks Offer $6,000 Reward

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Contact Information: 
John Bankhead - 404-270-8330
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