Bank robbery suspect arrested

A Hepzibah man arrested earlier this week in a Friday bank robbery is being held at the Aiken County Detention Center on a bond of $20,000.

Dannie Lee Gant, 46, was arrested Tuesday by Richmond County police and was extradicted to Aiken County on Thursday on a charge of entering a bank with the intent to steal/theft. His bond amount was set in a hearing this morning.

Police said they identified Mr. Gant through fingerprints and surveillance photos. The robbery occurred Friday morning at Regions Bank at 4385 Jefferson Davis Highway. A man provided a note demanding money and ran away after receiving cash.

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