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New info: Valdosta bank robbed


The Valdosta Certus Bank on Norman Drive, near the Sam's Club was robbed by three criminals about 12:30PM.

Three suspects, dressed in black from head to toe, came into the bank with guns.

One fired a weapon into the air and yelled for everyone to lie down.

They took money from the bank and ran out, making their getaway in a white four-door car.

Police believe they are looking for two white men and a white woman.

No arrests have been made at this time.

Here is the official police report from VPD--

On August 2, 2011 at approximately 1224 hours, the Valdosta Police Department along with the Lowndes County Sheriff's Office and the Remerton Police Department, responded to an armed robbery at Certus Bank, 460 Norman Drive.

Officers arrived on scene and were advised that three armed offenders, dressed in black with masks, entered the bank through the front entrance. The suspects are believed to be 2 white males and 1 white female.

As the offenders entered the bank, shots were fired towards the ceiling and everyone in the bank was told to get down. One of the offenders collected an undisclosed amount of money and they all left the bank.

Through witness accounts it is believed that the offenders left in an older model white, 4 door sedan, with a license plate that had gold or yellow on it. It is unknown what type of license plate it was.

Detectives from the Valdosta Police Department, Crime Scene Technicians from the Valdosta-Lowndes County Crime Laboratory, and the FBI responded to the scene to investigate.

The Valdosta Police Department requests that anyone who was in that area during the time of the robbery and may have seen something, to contact the police department at the numbers below.

Anyone having any further information regarding this crime or any other crime is urged to contact the Valdosta Police Department at 229-293-3145 or can remain anonymous at 229-293-3091.


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