BEECH ISLAND, S.C. (WJBF) – Thursday morning, investigators arrested 27-year-old James Antonio Frazier of Aiken in connection with a bank robbery.
On February 2nd, around 1:30 pm, deputies responded to Peach State Federal Credit Union located at 143 Old Jackson Road after being alerted to a gunman demanding money. It was reported that the suspect entered the bank, flashed a gun and demanded money.
The suspect ran from the bank with an undetermined amount of money, got into a car and drove away.
None of the employees were harmed during this robbery.
Frazier was arrested around 1:00 am after being stopped by deputies on Hitchcock Parkway and Trail Ridge Road.
He’s been booked in the Aiken County Detention Center on charges of Robbery, Possession of Weapon during a Violent Crime, Pointing and Presenting a Firearm and (2) two counts of Kidnapping.
This investigation is still ongoing, and information will be released as it becomes available.