BLUE RIDGE, Ga. – A suspect was apprehended by the Fannin County Sheriff’s Office Friday morning, Dec. 15, after a robbery attempt at the BB&T bank on 3831 Appalachian Hwy. in Blue Ridge.
According to unofficial reports, the suspect robbed a customer and then fled south on Hwy. 515. Fannin County Sheriff Dane Kirby confirmed Fannin County deputies pursued the suspect south on Hwy. 515 into Gilmer County and apprehended the suspect near Appalachian Supply Company just north of East Ellijay in Gilmer county. The suspect is currently being held in the Fannin County Detention Center.
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