Savannah-Chatham Metropolitan Police, FBI agents and Garden City Police are investigating a robbery that took place at the Wells Fargo Bank branch on the 3500 block of West Bay Street Friday morning.
Savannah-Chatham Metropolitan Police West Chatham Precinct patrol officers, detectives, canine officers, police helicopter Eagle One and Garden City officers, immediately saturated the area east and west of the bank in search of gunmen who took money from the bank around 9:40 a.m.
Around 10:50 a.m., Mercer Middle School, Groves High School and Woodville-Tompkins Institute were put on lockdown while police searched the area, according to Kurt Hetager, Savannah-Chatham Board of Education. The schools have reopened.
According to police, four male suspects were apprehended and questioned.
FBI, SCMPD and Garden City
detectives are continuing to investigate the robbery.
Anyone with information is
asked to call Crimestoppers at 912.234.2020, the confidential tip line at
912.525.3124 or text CRIMES (274637).