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Forgery suspect found six months later in Atlanta

by Staff Reports

May 21, 2013

ALPHARETTA, Ga. An Ellenwood man was arrested several months after he was suspected in trying to cash a forged check at a local bank.

A teller at the BB&T bank on Windward Parkway said a man came into the bank Dec. 26 and attempted to cash a check for $985.40. The teller said the signature on the check looked strange, so she called the company who issued the check. They said the check was a forgery.

The suspect, identified as Don Milton Hankins, of Ellenwood fled the bank before police could arrive. Hankins was found May 6 and arrested in Atlanta. He was charged with forgery fourth degree and identity fraud.