Robbery at Wachovia Bank;

July 8, 2008

COLUMBUS, Ga. (WTVM) - The Wachovia Bank on 18th Street was robbed around 11:20 Tuesday morning.

Witnesses say the suspect acted as if he had a weapon, but never showed it. He approached a teller inside demanding money. The teller gave the suspect an undisclosed amount of money, and put a red dye pack in a bag.

No one was injured.

The suspect fled the scene in a faded blue or grey Cadillac. The bank robber is described as a black male, between the 40 and 45 years of age, about 6'1 tall, and weighing 160-190 pounds. He also had on a white baseball cap, with a small black emblem on the front, a gray t-shirt, and witnesses note the suspect had a small black mustache.

This bank is right across the street from Columbus Regional. It's been the target of armed robbery twice in less than two weeks. 
If you have any information about this case, please call Columbus Police at (706) 653- 3400.