City police, McDuffie County sheriff’s deputies and agents from the Georgia Bureau of Investigation and the FBI converged on the bank after receiving the 911 call at 9:40 a.m. Pat Morgan, the GBI special agent in charge of the Region 7 office in Thomson, said a man entered the bank, told a teller he had a gun and robbed her. Morgan said the weapon was never shown to the teller.
The robber is described as black, 40 to 50 years old, 5-foot-5 to 5-foot-9, 180-195 pounds and wearing a dark ball cap, eyeglasses, white T-shirt, black pants, and red-and-white tennis shoes. He is believed to have left on foot.
Anyone with information is asked to contact Thomson police at (706) 595-2166, the GBI at (706) 595-2575 or the FBI at (706) 722-3702.