Warrenton man arrested in Thomson bank robbery

A Warrenton man has been charged with a Thursday bank robbery in Thomson.

The Thomson Police Department was called to Queensborough National Bank and Trust, 549 West Hill St., at 12:35 p.m. and discovered a man later identified as Tyrone Gibson had entered the bank and left with an undisclosed amount of money.

Thomson and McDuffie County officers located the suspect’s vehicle soon after at the intersection of Thomson Bypass and Augusta Highway.

Gibson, 35, was taken into custody without incident, according to a Georgia Bureau of Investigations new release.

Gibson is being held at the McDuffie County Detention Center on a robbery charge.

The investigation has been turned over to the Toombs Judicial Circuit District Attorney’s Office.

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