Authorities searching for a man they believe to be responsible for several bank robberies in Athens and Conyers has been arrested in South Carolina.

Frank Douglas, who was released from the U.S. Bureau of Prisons (BOP) on September 29, 2017, is a suspect in the following Georgia bank robberies: On November 30, 2017, at approximately 12:11 p.m., a black male robbed the BB&T, located at 1887 GA-20 SE, Conyers, Georgia. The suspect passed a demand note to bank employees and left the location with an undisclosed amount of money. On December 5, 2017, at approximately 2:32 p.m., a black male robbed the Bank of America at 1070 Gaines School Road, Athens, Georgia. The suspect passed a demand note to the teller and fled from the scene having obtained and undisclosed amount of money from the bank.During both incidents, the suspect alleged he had a gun and threatened to shoot bank employees if they did not comply with his demands.

Douglas was apprehended in Greenville, South Carolina on Tuesday.

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