The FBI is asking for the public's help in identifying the suspect that robbed a Norcross Wells Fargo Bank at gunpoint today.
On Thursday, June 23, approximately 11:01 a.m., a lone black male entered the Wells Fargo Bank, 5525 Peachtree Parkway, Norcross, displaying a semi auto handgun and demandeding money from a bank employee at the teller counter.
Bank employees, complying with the demands of the robber, provided the robber with an undisclosed amount of money. The robber then began firing toward the teller counter, striking a bank employee in the arm.
The robber then left the bank and was observed departing the area in a vehicle, description of which is still being determined.
The bank employee is being treated for non-life threatening injuries at a local area hospital.
The robber is described as a black male, light complexion, early 20’s to early 30’s in age, slender build, wearing a black dread type wig possibly with a hat, and brandishing a small caliber semi automatic handgun.
This individual is believed to also be responsible for last Monday’s June 13, 2011 robbery of the Wells Fargo Bank on Centerville Highway, Snellville.
Wells Fargo has announced a reward of up to $50,000 for information leading to the capture/conviction of this individual.
Anyone with information should contact the Atlanta office FBI at tel. (404) 679-9000 or Crime Stoppers at (404) 577-TIPS.