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Arrest Made In Coastal Bank Robbery

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Authorities have announced an arrest in one of Thursday's bank robberies:

"Special Agent in Charge (SAC) Mark F. Giuliano, FBI Atlanta, announces the following arrest regarding yesterday's robbery of the Coastal Bank in Savannah, Georgia.

On Thursday, July 11, 2013, a lone black male entered the Coastal Bank, located at 18 West Bryan Street, Savannah, Georgia and handed the bank teller a demand note stating that he had a gun and demanding money. After obtaining an undisclosed amount of money, the robber departed the bank without further incident.

Officers from the Savannah-Chatham Metropolitan Police, as well as FBI agents based in Savannah, saturated the area in search of the robber.

On Friday, July 12, 2013, FBI agents from the Savannah, Georgia Resident Agency charged Kevin Obiuyi Edosomwan, age 26, of Savannah, Georgia, via federal criminal complaint, with violation of Title 18 USC 2113, Bank Robbery, in connection with the above July 11, 2013 robbery of the Coastal Bank, Savannah, Georgia.

Edosomwan is currently in custody and was afforded his initial appearance in front of a U.S. Magistrate Judge in Savannah this morning."

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Duel bank robberies have been reported at the Savannah Bank on Chatham Parkway and the Coastal Bank on West Bryan Street downtown. 

No injuries have been reported, authorities say. The robberies happened within a 2-hour time span of one another. Metro police and the FBI are investigating.Metro Police released this statement:

"FBI agents are investigating the robbery of a Downtown bank this morning.

A black male described as 6-foot-0, with a light complexion, eyeglasses, and wearing a white shirt and red and black shorts entered The Coastal Bank on Johnson Square about 11:30 a.m. and handed the teller a note claiming to have a gun and demanding money. He then ran west towards Whitaker Street."

Savannah-Chatham Metropolitan Police saturated the area in search of the suspect.

WSAV.com will bring you information on a suspect as soon as it becomes available.

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