Bank in small town of Donie robbed


An armed man robbed the small Freestone County town of Donie’s only bank mid Monday morning, escaping with an undetermined amount of money.

Investigators say the man came in just after 10:00 a.m. and displayed a long barreled blue steel revolver.

He was described as a white male of unknown age, wearing a fake black beard and wig, dark sunglasses and a baseball cap.

He was wearing a gray sweatshirt with hood that bore the words ” Maine East Athletic Department” in blue or purple lettering.

He fled in a gray or silver four-door passenger car, possibly a Ford Focus.

He was last seen going east on Highway 164 going toward Buffalo.

Donie is a very small community in southern Freestone County between Groesbeck and Buffalo.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Freestone County Sheriff’s Office at 903-389-3236.

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