A Montgomery man was arrested Thursday in connection with a robbery at the Community Neighborhood Bank in Greenville.
According to Greenville Police Chief Justin Lovvorn, Gillispie Fannin, 29, from Montgomery, was charged with 2nd-degree Robbery and placed in the Butler County Jail. Fannin was already on federal probation for another Robbery charge.
Lovvorn says the Community Neighborhood Bank located at 281 Greenville Bypass was robbed on Wednesday around 12:30 p.m. Fannin allegedly entered the bank with his face covered, presented a bag on the counter and demanded money from the teller. The teller put an undisclosed amount of money in the bag and gave it back to him. Fannin then left the bank without any further incident.
Investigators were able to identify Fannin as the suspect within two hours after the robbery occurred. GPD contacted the Montgomery Police Department and the Montgomery Sheriff’s Office for assistance due to the suspect living in Montgomery.
On Thursday, MPD notified Greenville officers that they had located Fannin travelling in a vehicle in Montgomery and had conducted a traffic stop. GPD Investigators responded to Montgomery where they, along with the F.B.I., interviewed the two subjects who…