Deputies: Armed man sought in Georgia bank robbery

Brantley County Sheriff's Office, GBI, FBI investigating

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NAHUNTA, Ga. - The Brantley County Sheriff's Office are searching for a suspect involved in an armed robbery at a bank in Nahunta.

Deputies responded to the Marshland Credit Union on West Cleveland Street Monday morning to reports of an armed robbery. 

The suspect is described as a white male between the ages of 20 and 30 years old. He was wearing a ski mask and a hooded sweatshirt, deputies said.

Brantley County deputies said the man was armed with a handgun and took an undisclosed amount of money from the bank. He then fled on foot to a residential area behind the bank building.

The robbery is under investigation by the Brantley County Sheriff's Office, the Georgia Bureau of Investigation and the Federal Bureau of Investigation.

Deputies ask anyone with information regarding the incident to call the Brantley County Sheriff's Office at 912-462-6141 or 912-285-7821. Those who want to remain anonymous can call 912-462-TIPS.

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