Update: Suspect arrested Friday night in Loganville BB&T Robbery

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Update

spokesman from the City of Loganville reported Monday that the suspect in the BB&T robbery Friday was arrested that same night.

“While the large scale search was called off, our detectives continued to canvas the area, patrolling the mobile home park on foot and driving around the area. Around 11:30 p.m. the suspect was located walking near the McDonald’s parking lot,” Robbie Schwartz said, adding that no weapon was found despite the fact that the suspect reportedly confessed to having one during the commission of the robbery. “But all of the money was recovered. The Loganville Police Department served as the lead investigation on this case.”

Schwartz said Shonquez Jawun Dorsey, 21, of Baton Rouge, LA, is in custody at Walton County Detention Center charged with robbery and possession of tools for commission of a crime.

Update

At 8:45 p.m. on Friday, officials with the City of Loganville announced that the search for the suspect in the armed robbery on Friday evening has been called off.

“The search has been called off with no arrest made,” Loganville spokesperson Robbie Schwartz said. “Officers did recover some of the money stolen as well as a hat that is believed to belong to the suspect.”

Initial story

Police in the City of Loganville are currently seeking the suspect in an armed robbery that took place on Friday afternoon at the BB&T in the city.

“At about 5:40 p.m., a robbery was reported at BB&T,” said Robbie Schwartz, public information officer for the City of Loganville. “The suspect is described as a black male who fled on foot with an undisclosed amount of money.”

Schwartz said officers with a canine are currently pursuing the suspect in the area of the Bay Creek Mobile Park. He said the suspect was armed during the robbery. The FBI has assumed the lead role in the investigation.

A woman, dubbed the Freedom Bandit, was arrested recently in Tennessee following a series of robberies in the local area, including the same BB&T in Loganville.

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