Accused 2017 bank robber due in court

Accused 2017 bank robber due in court
Kamilya Whitlock

ALBANY, GA (WALB) - A woman accused in a violent takeover robbery of an Albany bank is set to go on trial this week.

Federal prosecutors say Kamilya Whitlock and Shataz Hampton held up the Renasant Bank on North Westover Boulevard in November 2017.

Police say Hampton forced customers and employees to the ground with a shotgun while Whitlock stole money from the behind the counter.

Whitlock will be tried in Albany federal court. No word on when Hampton will go on trial.

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