South Carolina Bank Robbery Suspect Foiled When Recognized At Strip Club

GREENWOOD, S.C. — Authorities say they captured a suspect in a bank robbery after he was recognized a short time later at a strip club in the Upstate.

News outlets report that the 50-year-old man is suspected of robbing a Wells Fargo bank branch in Greenwood on Wednesday.

Greenwood police Officer Jonathan Link says the man slipped a bank teller a note stating his intention to rob the bank.

He was given an undisclosed amount of money.

Greenwood Police Chief T.J. Chaudoin says he then decided to visit a strip club in Greenville, where someone recognized him.

He was arrested in Greenville and will be brought to Greenwood to face charges.