Police: Summerville bank robbery suspect in custody


Police say they have arrested a suspect in the robbery of a Summerville bank Monday morning.

The robbery happened at the SunTrust on North Main Street at approximately 10:06 a.m., according to Summerville Police Lt. Nick Santanna.

Police released a surveillance image from the robbery but said shortly after noon that a suspect was in custody.

Officers are asking people to avoid the area.

SunTrust is currently closed following the robbery. Police tell me they’re not sure for how long. Parking lots are also closed off. pic.twitter.com/ZLK84Szn6w

— Kolbie Satterfield (@KolbieLive5) January 23, 2017

Anyone with information on the robbery is asked to call the Summerville Police Department at 843-871-2463.

This is a developing story. Check back for additional information.

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