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Police Make Arrest In RBC Bank Robbery

Greenville police say they have made an arrest in the latest bank robbery. It's the second bank robbery arrest this week in the city.

Jeffrey Ruffin of Greenville was arrested last night for common law robbery and driving with license revoked.

Police say Ruffin robbed the RBC Bank branch on Memorial Drive with a hammer and was disguised as a construction worker. The robbery happened last Wednesday around 10:45 a.m.

The 26-year-old man is being held on a $50,000 secured bond. Police say some of the money in the robbery was recovered at his residence.

On Tuesday police charged Pamela Styles of Jamesville with the November 17th robbery at the Bank of America branch on Greenville Boulevard.


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Greenville police say another bank in the city has been robbed. this time with a man armed with a hammer.

The latest robbery happened Wednesday morning around 10:45 a.m. at the RBC Bank branch on Memorial Drive, near Kohls.

Surveillance pictures show the robber was a black man with a mustache and beard, wearing gloves, a dark coat, and a white shirt. The man had on a bright blue hard hat and sun glasses.

To view the surveillance pictures, click the PHOTOS tab at the top of the story

Police say the robber displayed a hammer and handed the teller a note. In one photo you can see the hammer attached to the man's belt.

The robber left in a red SUV and the dye pack exploded in the vehicle. Police say the man threw out the dye pack in the parking lot and that the robber should have red dye on him.

Last Thursday a Bank of America branch on Greenville Boulevard was robbed by a well-dressed woman who was not armed, according to police. Her note said a small child would be hurt if she wasn't given money.

No one has been arrested in either bank robbery.


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