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Bank burglar shot; accomplice caught in Wilcox County

WILCOX CO., GA (WALB) -

Two suspects broke into the Planters Bank in Pineview around 4 a.m. Monday.

A deputy responded to the scene, and shot one of the burglars in the leg, and a man manhunt was started in some woods nearby.

The Georgia Bureau of Investigation and a state helicopter responded, as well as deputies from Wilcox and Pulaski Counties.

Assistant Special Agent J. T. Ricketson says that one suspect is 17, the other is 22.

The one who was shot was air-lifted to the hospital in Macon. The other one who fled was caught, and is in a holding cell.

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