Brantley bank offers reward for robber’s capture

An armed robber held up a bank in Nahunta on Feb. 6, and the financial institution is making a hefty investment in bringing the crook to justice.

Marshland Community Federal Credit Union is offering a $10,000 reward for the arrest and successful prosecution of the robber. The Brantley County Sheriff’s Department released a photo of the suspect, taken from the security surveillance video at the bank, located at 13326 W. Cleveland St. His face and head are covered except for the eyes and he appears to be pointing a handgun in the photo. He is wearing a navy blue jacket.

Anyone with information about the robbery is asked to call the Brantley County Sheriff’s Office at 462-6141 or call 462-TIPS. Callers can remain anonymous. Information can also be sent to the FBI at 800-CALL-FBI.

St. Marys bank robber still at large

The search continues for a man who robbed a Bank of America branch Thursday afternoon in St. Marys.

Investigators continue to seek a brown, four-door sedan driven by a white female with blonde hair that is believed to be the possible getaway vehicle.

The suspect is identified as a white male with short brown hair, a large tattoo in the shape of a cross on the left forearm, wearing a black T-shirt

Sgt. Chris Winkle, a St. Marys Police detective, said investigators went to different businesses in the area to check surveillance tapes in hopes of getting a better view of the suspected getaway vehicle.

Anyone with information about the identity of the suspected robber is asked to call St. Marys Police at 882-4488, the Camden County Sheriff’s Office at 729-1442 or the Anonymous Tip Line at 510-5163.

— The News