Leesburg Bank Robbery (UPDATE)
Authorities continue the search for Steven Thornberry and at least one accomplice, in connection with the robbery of First Southern State Bank in Leesburg on Monday afternoon.
Thornberry was identified from video surveillance footage taken during the robbery. He managed to flee with an undisclosed amount of cash and left in a late model, dark gray, Mitsubishi Eclipse.
The suspect was last seen on Cherokee County Road 44, heading toward the Yellow Creek area.
Thornberry apparently abandoned the Eclipse, and was picked up by an unidentified accomplice, in what was described as a reddish color Nissan Maxima. Authorities have recovered the original getaway vehicle.