Police searching for bank robber who dressed as old woman in McDonough

MCDONOUGH, Ga. — Police are searching for a man they say robbed a McDonough bank dressed like an old woman Monday afternoon.

Police said that a man wearing a floral dress, a white wig and orange latex gloves walked into a Chase bank on Jonesboro road and presented a note demanding money.

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The man told the teller that he had a gun.

The teller handed over a sum of cash, and the man left the bank and sped away in a small, newer-model white SUV with no tag. Police said the vehicle may have been a Lexus.


The robber was described as a Black man who was approximately six feet tall. He was wearing a black mask or neck gaiter.

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Police are asking anyone with information to contact Det. W. Poss at 470-878-1091, by email at wposs@mcdonoughga.org or call Crime Stoppers at 404-577-8477 to remain anonymous.