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Authorities investigate attempted bank robbery


Federal Bureau of Investigation agents and Savannah-Chatham Metro Police Department robbery detectives are looking for a man who attempted to rob a bank Thursday, but then left without money.

The suspect, a black male in his 40s or 50s, entered the SunTrust Bank branch at Abercorn and 41st St. around 2:45 p.m. and handed the teller a note. When the teller announced a robbery was happening, the suspect took the note back and left, taking no money with him.

According to authorities, the suspect is about 5'10", 200 lbs with a dark complexion. He was wearing a blue hat, dark shirt with a pattern on the front, jeans and white shoes during the incident.

Anyone with information is asked to call Crimestoppers at 912.234.2020, the confidential tip line at 912.525.3124, or text CRIMES (274637).

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