Williamston Police investigating First Citizens Bank robbery

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Updated – Williamston Police Officers are investigating a robbery at First Citizens Bank, East Main St. in Williamston.

At around 12:20 to 12:30 PM Tuesday, the First Citizens Bank located at 113 East Main Street in Williamston was robbed of an undisclosed amount of currency.
According to Captain Kevin Marsee, Officers and Investigators with the Williamston Police Department responded and received forensics crime scene assistance from the Anderson County Sheriff’s Office.
The Federal Bureau of Investigation also responded to the scene and assisted with the investigation.
As precaution local area schools were placed into lockdown mode by Williamston PD SROs and the District Superintendent.
Moving forward the Williamston Police Department with the assistance of the FBI will follow up on tips as the Anderson County Sheriff’s Office processes any evidence.

A picture is being released to the general public for assistance in identifying the suspect. Tips can be submitted
by text or email to crime@williamstonsc.us, Crimestoppers, or 864-847-4012.

“The Williamston Police Department is highly appreciative of the hard work and dedication of its officers, investigative team, FBI, and the partnership with the Anderson County Sheriff’s Office,” Captain Marsee said.