GREENVILLE, SC (FOX Carolina) – Greenville police said officers said a man accused of a robbery at the First Citizens bank on North Pleasantburg Drive surrendered to Greenville County deputies on Wednesday.

According to police, officers were notified of the robbery around 11:21 a.m. Tuesday. 

Police said a man approached the counter, handed a teller a note that demanded money, and fled after getting an undisclosed amount of money.

Police say a quick search of the outside of the building led them to find discarded clothing items - likely worn by the man. 

First Citizens Bank Robbery

Greenville Police are asking for information to help them identify this man, who they say is a suspect in a bank robbery at the First Citizens on Pleastanburg. 

Police identified the suspect as Herbert Daniel Pugh of Simpsonville.

Herbert D. Pugh

Herbert D. Pugh is accused of robbing a bank. This person is considered innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.

Pugh is charged with robbery/ entering a bank with intent to steal.

He was being held in the Greenville County Detention Center Wednesday afternoon after surrendering to deputies early Wednesday morning, police said.

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