Spartanburg bank robbery suspect captured in Asheville, police say

Andrew Charles Markovci
Andrew Charles Markovci (From: Spartanburg Co. Detention Center)

Carolina Foothills bank surveillance (From:
Spartanburg Police Dept.)

SPARTANBURG, S.C. (WSPA) – A man accused of robbing a bank in Spartanburg, Monday, was arrested at a hotel in Asheville, police say.

The robbery was reported shortly before noon Monday at Carolina Foothills Federal Credit Union on John B. White Sr. Boulevard.

Spartanburg police say that a man entered the bank and gave a note to an employee and handed over money.

Witnesses say the man was wearing a black jacket, dark pants, and an orange and green camouflage ball cap and left the credit union on foot and then got into a white Chevrolet four door pickup.

Police say they identified the man as 54-year-old Andrew Charles Markovci.

Markovci is also suspected in the robbery of the First Piedmont Federal Bank on John B. White Sr. Boulevard on November 27.

Police say Markovci was arrested at a hotel in Asheville without incident with the assistance of the Asheville Police Department and the FBI.

Carolina Foothills bank surveillance (From:
Spartanburg Police Dept.)
Carolina Foothills bank surveillance (From:
Spartanburg Police Dept.)