Sumter (WLTX) A 31-year old Sumter man has been arrested and charged with armed robbery after robbing the NBSC (National Bank of South Carolina) bank on Wilson Hall road in Sumter.
Around 5pm on Friday (July 13) Dean Schnyder, wearing a ball cap, entered the bank, presented a weapon to the teller and instructed the teller to fill a bag with money. After the teller complied Schnyder took off.
Responding Sumter Police officers were immediately able to gain a description of the subject and the vehicle he was driving from witnesses.
Officers began searching the surrounding area for the robber and vehicle. Within minutes of responding and conducting an area search, officers spotted the vehicle on Wise Drive near Wilson Hall road.
A traffic stop was conducted and Schnyder was taken into custody. He was positively identified as the subject who had entered the bank and demanded cash.
Schnyder has been charged with armed robbery, which carries a sentance of up to 25 years in prison and a bond hearing will be scheduled at a later date.
No one was injured and all the cash taken from the bank was recovered.