A suspect in the deadly Conway bank robbery, who police said was “armed and dangerous,” is now in custody, according to a tweet by the Horry County Police Department. Minutes later, the tweet was deleted.
Lt. Selena Small of the Conway Police Department says they have not yet confirmed that the man in custody is Brandon Michael Council, who was named as a person of interest in Monday’s bank robbery and double homicide at the CresCom Bank.
Two employees of CresCom Bank, Kathryn “Katie” Davis Skeen, 36, and Donna Major, 59, were killed in the robbery at the branch on the corner of U.S. Highway 501 and 16th Avenue on Monday. Police were seeking Council, 32, of Wilson, North Carolina, who was seen driving a white 2013 Chrysler 200, stolen from one of the victims, after the robbery.
Council is currently wanted for felony common law robbery after a bank robbery at the BB&T branch at 1604 S. Tarboro St. in Wilson on Aug. 10.
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No one was injured in that robbery, according to WRAL.
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