Update

Bullsboro Bank Robber Arrested

by Wes Mayer

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Update: A suspect in Tuesday afternoon’s Wells Fargo bank robbery was arrested Tuesday around 6 p.m., Coweta County Sheriff’s Office authorities said.

The suspect fled on foot after the robbery and investigators and deputies with the sheriff’s office acted quickly to catch him, officials said. No further details were given on the suspect or the arrest, but he did not escape.

The Newnan Times-Herald will update when further information is received from officials.

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The Wells Fargo Bank office on the corner of Amlajack Boulevard and Highway 34/Bullsboro Drive was robbed Tuesday afternoon.

Around 2:50 p.m., Coweta County Sheriff's Office deputies responded to a call of a bank robbery in progress at the Wells Fargo bank, which is located near Interstate 85 exit 47.

The suspect apparently handed a teller an envelope, received an undisclosed amount of money and fled on foot.

Investigators from the sheriff's office Criminal Investigations Division arrived and investigated the scene, but were giving few details.

One man was taken into custody at the RaceTrac gas station across Amlajack Boulevard. His association with the robbery has not been released.

As of late Tuesday, Coweta authorities were still searching for the robbery suspect.



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