UPDATE (Sept. 7, 5:30 p.m.): Monroe Police Department (MPD) announced an arrest has been made in the Thursday morning bank robbery.
Don Johnston, 35, was arrested without incident at 4:05 p.m., according to a MPD statement.
MONROE, Ga. - The Monroe Police Department (MPD) and Georgia Bureau of Investigations (GBI) are currently working on several leads in a morning bank robbery at SunTrust Bank, at 1990 W. Spring St., in Monroe.
The suspect reportedly handed a bank teller a note demanding money and left the scene with an undisclosed amount of U.S. currency, according to a MPD statement.
“The suspect is described as a heavily tattooed white male, possibly in his mid-30s to early-40s,” according to the statement.
Anyone with information is asked to contact MPD Captain Ricky Chambers at 770-870-9885.
The Covington News will continue to update this report as information becomes available.