ALAPAHA, Ga. (AP) — The Federal Bureau of Investigation and local police and sheriff’s deputies are searching for suspects in the armed robbery of a south Georgia bank.
The FBI said two gunmen dressed in black “battle dress/military-type” uniforms entered the Bank of Alapaha in Berrien County and announced a robbery around 10 a.m. Friday.
Authorities say the men forced bank employees to lay face-down on the floor. They say one suspect vaulted the teller counter with a handgun and what appeared to be an explosive device.
The suspects left the bank with an undisclosed amount of money. A badly burned white four-door sedan — believed to be the getaway vehicle — was found about 3.5 miles away.
No serious injuries were reported.
Alapaha is about 60 miles southeast of Albany.
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