Greenville Bank Robbery suspect apprehended in Williamston


Anderson County and Greenville County Sheriff’s Deputies investigate at the scene where a suspected Greenville county bank robber was stopped at the Stop n ‘Go on Greenville Dr. in Williamston this afternoon. The vehicle was identified by West Pelzer Police following a tip that panned out.

Investigators with the Greenville County Sheriff’s Office said they have the man in custody who is believed to be responsible for the robbery of the Wells Fargo Bank, located at 3043 White Horse Road Monday morning.

Anderson County Sheriff’s Deputies made the traffic stop after GCSO Investigators received information from the West Pelzer Police Department that the suspect’s vehicle was spotted in their jurisdiction and shortly later Deputies with the Anderson County Sheriff’s Officers stopped the suspect in the truck.

Investigators on scene took custody of the man and charges are forthcoming.
The suspect’s identity will not be provided until formal charges have been made.

According to West Pelzer Police Chief Scott Stoller, the West Pelzer Police Department is in the process of obtaining a search warrant in connection with the incident.

Investigators with the Greenville County Sheriff’s Office responded to the call which came in at 10:42 am, after learning that a heavy-set white male, wearing a plaid shirt, baseball hat and Clemson facemask, approached a bank teller and demanded cash. No weapon was seen, however it was implied he had one. The suspect left the bank with an undisclosed amount of cash in a black pick-up truck.
No injuries were reported and investigators ask for anyone with additional information to call Crime Stoppers of Greenville at 23-CRIME.