First Citizens robbed

The First Citizens Bank at Walton Way and Wheeler Road was robbed this afternoon, and police believe the suspect is linked to other recent bank holdups.

Richmond County sheriff's deputies report a masked man dressed all in black and wearing surgical gloves came into the bank about 3:30 p.m. and demanded money. No gun was seen.

He fled the bank.

Sgt. Calvin Chew said there is a strong possiblity it is the same man involved in other robberies.

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