.

Security Guard Shoots Robbery Suspect at S. Hairston Bank

According to news reports, a teller also sustained an injury in the Wednesday morning incident.

A security guard shot a bank robbery suspect in the knee Wednesday morning at the Citizens Trust Bank at 2592 S. Hairston Rd., according to ajc.com.

A bank teller sustained a graze wound from debris, ajc.com reports.

The suspect came into the bank and tried to rob it after 9 a.m. Wednesday. He was described as making an "aggressive movement with his handgun" when the security guard confronted him, according to ajc.com. A CBS Atlanta report said the bank robbery suspect had a toy gun.

The guard fired several shots at the suspect, who was hit in the knee and will be taken to DeKalb County Jail after examination at a local hospital, the reports state.

The bank is in unincorporated Decatur near Wesley Chapel Road.

Boards

More »
Got a question? Something on your mind? Talk to your community, directly.
Note Article
Just a short thought to get the word out quickly about anything in your neighborhood.
Share something with your neighbors.What's on your mind?What's on your mind?Make an announcement, speak your mind, or sell somethingPost something