Deputies arrested a suspect shortly after a bank across the street from Lexington Medical Center was robbed Thursday.
Lexington County deputies reported around 11:45 a.m. that a robbery had taken place at First Reliance Bank on the 2800 block of Sunset Boulevard. The bank is across Sunset Boulevard from Lexington Medical Center.
Shortly after the robbery, deputies had Callus Lefont Latimore, 42, in custody. He was described as a resident of Georgia but no hometown was provided by the sheriff’s department.
Deputies reported the bank would be closed for the day as investigators collect evidence.
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The sheriff’s department said the hospital’s public safety department assisted during the incident.
The hospital’s officers shared information that led to the arrest of Latimore near the Calhoun County and Lexington County line.