North Augusta arrests suspect in bank holdup attempt

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William Keith Hamilton

A Belvedere man has been arrested for his role in attempting to rob a store employee making a night deposit.

According to a press release from the North Augusta Department of Public Safety, a confidential informant helped them arrest William Keith Hamilton Jr., 23, as he waited in bushes near the Bank of America on West Martintown Road.

He has been charged with attempted armed robbery, conspiracy to commit armed robbery and possession of firearm during the commission of a felony.

He was arrested late Wednesday.

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