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Suspect named in bank robbery turned purse snatching

UPDATE: Police have now named a suspect. Gwinnett County Police are actively searching for Fabiel Camacho-Pineda, 33, of Lawrenceville. Arrest warrants have been obtained for Armed Robbery. According to police, he has ties to California and the street gang Sur 13. Contact Gwinnett County Police or Crime Stoppers with any tips.

LAWRENCEVILLE, Ga. -- Police are looking for a man they say snatched a purse from a woman at the Wells Fargo at the 3000 block of Lawrenceville Highway.

According to a release, on Dec. 8 at around 1:00 p.m., a man entered the Wells Fargo Bank and passed a note to a teller stating he was robbing the bank and had a gun.

The suspect reportedly verbally told the teller in Spanish that he had a gun and to hurry up. The teller pushed the panic alarm.

Next, the suspect reportedly got spooked, snatched a woman's purse and fled the location.


The suspect is described as follows:

  • Hispanic Male
  • 25-35years old
  • 165lbs-175lbs
  • 5 foot 4 inches
  • Dark sweatshirt
  • Blue jeans
  • Tan boots

If anyone has any information to share in this case, please contact the Robbery Unit at 770-513-5300. To remain anonymous, tipsters should contact Crime Stoppers at 404 577-TIPS (8477) or visit www.crimestoppersatlanta.org. Crime Stoppers tipsters can receive up to $2,000 for information leading to an arrest and indictment in this case.


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