One of two alleged FCCB bank robbers previously arrested for surfboard theft

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Susan Hardee Steger

Chance T. Bennett
Chance T. Bennett

According to News 4 Jax, two bank robbery suspects, Chance Bennett and Mandy Hagen were arrested after crossing the Shave Bridge.  Following an early afternoon robbery at First Coast Community Bank in Fernandina Beach, a road block was established in an effort to apprehend the bank robbers.  The roadblock proved successful and the robbers were apprehended.

On August 1, 2012. twenty-two year old  Chance Bennett was arrested for grand theft and dealing in stolen property after stealing 5 surfboards from the Pipleline Surf Shop on Sadler Road. (Click here for previous City of Fernandina Beach Police Department Press Release.)

March 4, 2013 5:30 p.m.