Man, 30, arrested for Garner bank robbery - WSLS 10 NBC in Roanoke/Lynchburg Va

Man, 30, arrested for Garner bank robbery

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Garner police arrested a 30-year-old man in connection with a Tuesday bank robbery.

Robert Thomas Fitzwater was arrested and charged with robbery of KS Bank at 920 Seventh Ave.

Police said bank staff reported a male entering the bank and presenting a note demanding money. The bank staff told police the suspect fled on foot.

Garner police said Fitzwater was found in the area of Forest Hills Apartments, which is across the street from the bank. After a brief foot chase, Fitzwater was taken into custody around 12:15 p.m., police said.

Garner police said the money stolen from the bank was recovered.

No one was injured in the incident.


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