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Update: Armed Robbery at First Federal Bank

Linda Renee Walker of Orlando, FL - 52 years old
is facing charges of : Armed Robbery ( 2 Counts) Kidnapping ( 2 Counts)
Possession of a Weapon During a Violent Crime
Attempted Murder

The armed robbery of First Federal Bank on Robertson Boulevard in Walterboro today spawned a car chase that has ended in front d Wal-Mart with one person shot.

Since this is an officer-involved shooting, The State Law Enforcement Division is handling the investigation. A SLED spokesman is compiling information on the matter before returning comment. Meanwhile, reporters on scene with The Colletonian are being told the person who was shot is a suspect in the robbery, and the wound is not life-threatening.

According to Walterboro Police Spokesman Amy Stivender,

At approximately 3:20pm the suspect, Linda Walker, entered the bank and brandished a handgun demanding money. Walker was given an unspecified amount of U.S. Currency by tellers before fleeing the scene in her vehicle. Deputies from the Colleton County Sheriff’s Office attempted to stop Walker at which point Walker accelerated her vehicle at a Deputy in an attempt to physically run him over with her vehicle. Walker was apprehended and charged with two counts of Armed Robbery, two counts of Kidnapping, Possession of a Weapon during a Violent Crime, and Attempted Murder.

Walker is also a person of interest in another Armed Robbery at a bank in Pooler, GA on

Monday May 4th,2015.