Dalton Police search for bank robbery suspect

Dalton Police search for bank robbery suspect

December 4th, 2012 by Staff Report in Local Regional News

Dalton Police have released a description of the suspect accused of robbing Regions Bank on Thornton Avenue in Dalton, Ga., Monday.

The suspect is described as black male between 5 feet, 5 inches and 5 feet, 7 inches tall. He was wearing a long dark wig with a white and black hat, a gray jacket, large sunglasses and red Georgia Bulldog sweatpants. He was carrying a black bag or purse, and was armed, police said.

The suspect entered the bank a little before 1:30 p.m. Monday and gave the teller a note demanding money. It is unknown how much money the suspect has because some of the money was dropped then recovered at the scene.

A witness told police that a person matching the suspect's description was staying at the Downtown Motor Inn in Dalton, but no one was found inside the room.

The robbery is under investigation.

Anyone with information on the identity of the suspect or the incident is asked to call Detective Jason Bishop at the Dalton Police Department: 706-278-9085, ext. 214.