SAVANNAH, GA (April 22, 2022): A 56-year-old Savannah man has been arrested following a bank robbery earlier this week.

Ivory Alonzo Brooks was booked into the Chatham County jail April 19 on charges of robbery, possession of a firearm by a convicted felon and criminal use of a firearm.

Around 3:45 p.m. April 19, officers responded to a reported bank robbery at Truist, 1702 Chatham Parkway. When officers arrived, the suspect had already fled with an undisclosed amount of cash.

Soon after, detectives identified Brooks as a suspect. Officers, with the assistance of SPD’s Strategic Investigations Unit, SWAT and the FBI, took Brooks into custody without incident. 

Anyone with information on this incident or any other violent crimes incident should call the SPD Crime Tip Line at (912) 525-3124 or CrimeStoppers at (912) 234-2020. Tipsters remain anonymous and may qualify for a cash reward. CrimeStoppers tips can also be submitted online by visiting and clicking “Submit Online Tip.”