Deputies Quickly Apprehend Forest Hill Bank Robber
Age 47 Forest Hill MD
(Forest Hill, MD – August 5, 2010) On Wednesday, August 4, 2010 at approximately 1pm, Harford County Sheriff’s Office patrol deputies responded to a 911 call regarding a robbery that had just occurred at the Baltimore County Saving Bank on Rock Spring Road in Forest Hill, MD. The suspect described as a white male approximately 5’7” weighing 150-170lbs entered the bank wearing a tan ball cap with blue lettering, dark sun glasses, a blue sweatshirt and blue jeans. He presented a note to the teller indicating he was armed, and demanded cash. After receiving the currency, he fled through the front doors of the bank. In less than an hour, patrol deputies canvassing the area located the suspect in the bushes of a nearby business with the cash from the robbery on his person.
Jeffery Lee Lawson, age 47, of the 200 block of Aster Lane in Forest Hill, MD was arrested and charged armed robbery. He is being held without bail at the Harford County Detention Center.