Richmond County deputies seek female bank robbery suspect

 Richmond County deputies seek female bank robbery suspect
Richmond County authorities say this is the female suspect wanted in connection to a South State bank robbery.

AUGUSTA, GA (WFXG) -Richmond County deputies are searching for a female suspect wanted for bank robbery.

It happened atthe South State bank on the 3000 block of Peach Orchard Road, around 9:00 this morning, according to Richmond County Public Information Officer, William McCarty.

A black female suspect “approached the counter and handed an employee a note stating she had a gun and demanded cash," deputies said in a release. “After receiving an undisclosed amount of money, the suspect left the bank through a side door.” Authorities say the suspect is the woman pictured above.

McCarty tells FOX 54 the female suspect did not brandish a weapon. He tells us deputies responded to the scene, calling in K9 units to investigate.

Richmond County deputies are searching for a female suspect wanted for bank robbery.
Richmond County deputies are searching for a female suspect wanted for bank robbery. (Source: Miya Payton)

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