Simpsonville Police ID suspect in Bank of America armed robbery; still on the loose


Simpsonville Police are asking for public assistance in finding the suspect connected to an armed robbery at Bank of America on Saturday.

Police say a a middle-aged male entered the Bank of America located at 622 Fairview Road at approximately 9:58 a.m. The suspect handed the bank teller a note that stated he was armed and demanded money from the teller, police say.

The suspect was able to obtain an undisclosed amount of money and fled the scene in an unknown direction, officers continued.

No one was injured during the crime.

Officers described the man as 6-feet tall, possibly 250 to 300 pounds. They say he is bald and was wearing a navy blue collared shirt with khaki shorts and light and dark colored sneakers during the crime.

Saturday night, Simpsonville police identified the suspect as Richard E. Inman. Police said warrants have been obtained and Inman is currently being sought on these charges.

Anyone with information regarding his whereabouts is asked to contact local law enforcement or contact Investigator Cheryl Manley with the Simpsonville Police Department at (864) 967-9536.

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