NEWS NEARBY: Serial Bank Robber Strikes Again in Gwinnett; Georgia Youth Bitten by Dolphin at Sea World

News from Patch sites in the area.

Law enforcement authorities in Snellville and DeKalb County, as well as the FBI, are asking for the public's help in identifying and apprehending the suspect responsible for four armed bank robberies that occurred within the last five weeks in Lithonia and Snellville.

At 11:15 a.m. on Monday, Dec. 3, a black male entered a branch of SunTrust Bank inside the Publix at 1905 Scenic Highway, Snellville, and announced he was robbing the bank. He displayed a weapon and obtained an undisclosed amount of money, according to the FBI. He fled the scene at a high speed in an off-white Lincoln sedan with tinted windows. 

The suspect robbed three banks prior to this, all in Lithonia.

For more on this article, visit Snellville Patch.


Alpharetta Girl Bitten by Dolphin at Sea World Caught on Video - Alpharetta Patch

Jillian Thomas was at Sea World Orlando the day before Thanksgiving, feeding the dolphins, when one of them took a bite out of her when it was going after a small carton that had held fish, according to WSB-TV.

Thomas had been feeding the dolphins when she ran out of fish. She held up the carton to show her parents when the dolphin lunged, grabbing the carton and her arm at the same time. She suffered puncture wounds from the bite, as seen in the YouTube video.

Read more on Alpharetta Patch.

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