Spartanburg man charged with robbing Regions Bank in Greenville

GREENVILLE (WSPA) – The man who police say robbed the Regions Bank at knife-point on South Pleasantburg Drive Monday afternoon has been arrested.

Greenville Police say they found John Snelgrove at the nearby Miracle Hill Thrift Store. Snelgrove is charged with bank robbery and possession of a weapon during a violent crime.

Police say Snelgrove, 47, from Spartanburg entered the bank wearing a ski mask and showed a knife to a teller. He demanded money and then left with an undisclosed amount of cash.

Sterling Elementary School was placed on lockdown after the robbery.

John Snelgrove
(From: Greenville Police)

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