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Conyers Wachovia latest hit on bank robbery spree in metro area

FBI and Conyers Police are searching for two black males that robbed the Wachovia bank branch on Dogwood Drive this morning that they believe also struck two other metro area banks.

Around 10:43 a.m. today, two black males entered the Wachovia Bank, located at 1280 Dogwood Drive, Conyers, brandishing handguns and disguising themselves with black wigs while announcing a robbery. After obtaining an undisclosed amount of money, the robbers left the bank without further incident.

These two robbers are also believed to be responsible for two additional armed robberies within the metro Atlanta area.

On Monday, August 16, at approximately 10:30 a.m., two black males, armed with handguns, entered the Wachovia Bank located at 3374 Holcomb Bridge Road, Norcross, and proceeded to take over the banking center. Robber no. 1 vaulted over the teller counter, while robber no. 2 remained in the lobby area, ordering other bank patrons to the ground at gunpoint. The armed robbers took an undisclosed amount of cash before fleeing the bank, possibly in a silver Lexus.

On Tuesday, July 27, at approximately 10:44 a.m., two black males, armed with handguns, entered the Wachovia Bank located at 2725 Clairmont Road, Atlanta, Georgia and announced a robbery. Robber no. 1 vaulted the teller counter, carrying a blue canvas bag and obtained an undisclosed amount of money from the teller stations. Robber no. 2, while brandishing a silver semi-automatic handgun, remained in the lobby of the bank and ordered customers to the ground. Both robbers left the bank shortly thereafter without further incident.

The robbers are described as follows:

Robber #1 is described as a black male, 20-30 years in age, wearing a short black wig, glasses, and t-shirt.
Robber #2 is described as a black male, 20-25 years in age, wearing a shoulder length wig, black in color, shorts, work style boots, stocky build.

The robbers are believed to be traveling in a silver Lexus.

Both robbers brandished handguns throughout the robbery and should be considered armed and dangerous.

Anyone with information regarding this matter should contact the Atlanta office FBI at (404) 679-9000 or Conyers Police Department at (770) 929-4206.