Special to SEGAZINE
Rincon Police officers and Effingham County Sheriff’s deputies are at First Effingham Bank in Rincon investigating an apparent Monday afternoon bank robbery.
According to authorities, around 2:15 p.m., a black male wearing an orange vest and a cowboy hat brandished a large, silver firearm and robbed the bank. The suspect made off with an undisclosed amount of money and fled to the parking lot, where he may have gotten into a car. Police are checking nearby neighborhoods.
The FBI also is on the scene.
See www.effinghamherald.net for additional details.