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First Effingham Bank robbed

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Rincon police and the Effingham Co. Sheriff's Office are at the scene of a robbery at the First Effingham Bank. Rincon police and the Effingham Co. Sheriff's Office are at the scene of a robbery at the First Effingham Bank.
Suspect in bank robbery (Source: Effingham Co. Sheriff's Office) Suspect in bank robbery (Source: Effingham Co. Sheriff's Office)
RINCON, GA (WTOC) -

Rincon Police Department, Effingham County Sheriff's Office, and Federal Bureau of Investigation are investigating a bank robbery that took place at the First Effingham Bank on Ga. 21 Monday afternoon.

Rincon officers and Effingham County sheriff's deputies responded to the bank on a report of a robbery shortly after 2 p.m. 

A black male wearing orange vest and a hat walked into the bank at about 2:15 p.m., pulled out a silver handgun and demanded cash, according to the ECSO. He escaped with an undisclosed amount of cash. The FBI Savannah office is also investigating the robbery.

"We do not have any mode of transportation. Whether he left on foot or car. And also undisclosed amount of money," said Chief Phillip Scholl, Rincon Police Department.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Rincon Police Department or the Effingham County Sheriff's Office.

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