Suspect identified in North Augusta bank robbery

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NORTH AUGUSTA, S.C. (WJBF) – North Augusta Public Safety officials have identified the suspect in recent bank robbery.

The suspect has been identified as Frank Douglas of North Augusta.

Douglas allegedly entered South State Bank on Georgia Avenue just before 1 p.m. on Monday and demanded all of the money from the register.

He then reportedly fled on foot, heading south on Georgia Avenue with an undisclosed amount of money.

If you have any information on his location, please contact North Augusta Public Safety at 803-279-2121.


NORTH AUGUSTA, S.C. (WJBF) – A manhunt is underway in North Augusta after an alleged armed robbery of a bank.

Investigators say that at 12:52 p.m. Monday, the man seen above entered into South State Bank on the corner of Georgia Avenue and Buena Vista Avenue.

He then reportedly threatened the teller and demanded all of the money from the register.

The suspect then left on foot, headed south on Georgia Avenue with an undisclosed amount of money.

He was last seen wearing a black hooded jacket over a white with green striped collared shirt.

He’s described as dark skinned, 5’8 and medium build.

The Aiken County Bloodhound Team has been called in to assist with the search.

The FBI is also enroute to assist.

No one was harmed during the robbery.

Count on NewsChannel 6 for the latest details as they happen.

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