Posted: Saturday, April 26th 2014 at 12:55pm
United Community Bank in Cornelia robbed, suspect on the run
By B.J. Williams, Rob Moore
Authorities are looking for this man, the suspect in Saturday's armed robbery of United Community Bank in Cornelia.
CORNELIA - Authorities are searching for a man who robbed the United Community Bank branch on the US 441 Bypass Saturday morning, announcing to tellers that he was armed with a grenade.
Cornelia Police Chief Rick Darby said the suspect waited in line inside the bank and demanded money just before 11:30 a.m.
The suspect, described as a white male in his mid 30s to mid 40s, is between 5'7" and 5'10" in height, with a slight to medium build and a goatee. Authorities said he was wearing blue jeans, a black shirt and a hat.
The suspect fled the scene in a white Nissan Pathfinder with a dealership drive-out tag, according to Darby.
The GBI and the FBI are assisting in the investigation.
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