One suspect in hospital, One sought in bank robbery

Forest Acres, S.C. (WOLO) — A manhunt was underway in Forest Acres, most of the day Tuesday, after police say a man and a woman robbed a bank on Forest Drive.

Investigators say around 10am Tuesday the man and woman robbed South Carolina Federal Credit Union.

Police say when officers arrived the male suspect went back inside the bank and escaped through the back door, the female suspect got in a car and tried to drive away but was shot by officers.

Investigators say she was taken to a nearby hospital.

According to Forest Acres Police Chief, Gene Sealy , the female suspect had a backpack full of cash and a weapon.

Police have K9 officers and helicopters searching for the second suspect. They have released images of the suspect.

If you have any information on this incident call the Forest Acres Police Department or Crimestoppers at 1-888-CRIME-SC.

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