Police identify suspect, ask for help in North Augusta bank holdup

NORTH AUGUSTA -- North Augusta Department of Public Safety detectives have asked for help locating a man wanted in connection with last week's robbery at the Wachovia Bank at 402 Georgia Avenue.

Lt. Tim Pearson said that detectives have identified the bank robber as 47-year-old Sherrod Jarvis Miller, who was last seen driving a 1993 burgundy Mercury car with the Michigan tag number BYK 1036.

An incident report states that the robbery occurred at about 2:40 p.m. on Oct. 8. A man walked into the bank, demanded money and then fled on foot to West Avenue where his car was parked.

The man did not display a weapon or indicate that he had a weapon during the robbery. A dye pack exploded while the robber was fleeing from the bank.

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