A tense stand off ended Thursday evening with a bank robbery suspect apparently being apprehended.
The stand off began at Comfort Inn at Hwy. 129 and I-85 in Jefferson.
Reports indicate a man wanted for a Wednesday bank robbery in Hall County was holed up at the inn. Two dozen law enforcement officers from Jefferson, Hall County, Jackson County and the state patrol were on the scene.
At about 6:45 p.m. Thursday the stand off ended with a Hall County Sheriff’s Office patrol car leaving the scene with what appeared to be a lone suspect in the back. A number of officers returned to the car and the situation was over with.
The bank robbery reportedly took place in Clermont at BBT Bank when a lone white male brandishing a gun took money and left the scene in a white Nissan.
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