Man suspected of robbing two banks in one day

Posted at 4:24 PM, Oct 17, 2018
and last updated 2018-10-17 18:24:08-04

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    EAST POINT, GA (WGCL) — East Point Police are searching for a male suspect who allegedly robbed a bank Monday afternoon.

Police responded to the Regions Bank in the 2800 block of Main Street at 12:30 p.m. The suspect, a black male, entered a bank and handed teller a note stating his daughter had been kidnapped and that he needed $40,000.

The teller complied, however, the amount of money the suspect got away with is not yet known.

Police also believe he may be the same suspect involved in a PNC bank robbery in Union City that happened earlier that day.

Anyone with information can leave an anonymous tip with Crime Stoppers at 404-577-8477.

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