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Coastal Bank robbery suspect arrested

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Kevin Obiuyi Edosomwan (Source: Chatham Co. Detention Center) Kevin Obiuyi Edosomwan (Source: Chatham Co. Detention Center)

A man charged with robbing a downtown Savannah bank appeared in federal court Friday morning before a U.S. Magistrate Judge.

A man went into the Coastal Bank at 18 W. Bryan St. in Savannah, handed the bank teller a note that stated he had a gun and demanded money, according to the FBI Atlanta Office. He received an undisclosed amount of cash and took off.

Savannah-Chatham Metro Police officers and FBI agents based in Savannah, saturated the area to find the suspect.

On Friday, the FBI charged Kevin Obiuyi Edosomwan, 26, of Savannah, with the bank robbery. He's in custody and made his initial appearance in court.

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