KS Bank Robbery Arrest - Tuesday, November 26, 2013
Contact: Lt. Chris Clayton at 919-661-6980
Garner police arrested Robert Thomas Fitzwater, age 30, and
charged him with robbery of KS Bank, located at 920 Seventh Ave. Garner police were called to the bank on November
26, 2013 at 12:08 p.m. Bank staff
reported a male entered the bank, presented a note demanding money, and fled on
foot. Based on the description of the
robbery suspect, Platoon Leader Grant Davis located Mr. Fitzwater in the area
of Forest Hills Apartments, which is directly across the street from the bank. Officers from several divisions within the
police department chased Mr. Fitzwater on foot, and after a brief foot pursuit
he was taken into custody at 12:12 p.m.
Garner police recovered the money stolen from the bank. Mr. Fitzwater did not use a weapon and no one
was injured from the bank or during the foot pursuit.
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