Man Sought After Attempted Bank Robbery in Sandy Springs

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Police are seeking a man who attempted to rob a bank in Sandy Springs, according to a published report in the Atlanta Journal Constitution. The man walked into the Bank of America, which was on Roswell Road, at 11:30am and presented a large envelope with a note to a bank teller. The suspect left before he got any money or before the police arrived.

Authorities treated the envelope as a suspicious package, calling in hazardous materials teams to determine if there was a threat or not. The suspect was described as a white male, approximately 6 feet tall, weighing 180-200 lbs with blond hair and a thin beard. Police are asking for the public’s help in finding the man.

There are a variety of Federal and Georgia State laws which have been enacted to severely punish people convicted of theft related crimes. Crimes involving the theft of another person’s belongings are taken very seriously in Georgia and the legal repercussions are very harsh. Depending upon the accusations you are facing for a theft crime in Georgia, and the monetary worth of the alleged stolen goods, you may be charged with a felony or misdemeanor and have to serve a jail or prison term and pay expensive monetary fines.

If you have been charged with any type of theft related crime, you should hire an experienced Atlanta theft defense attorney to ensure that your case is represented by skilled and aggressive professionals.