A local man was apprehended within an hour and a half this morning ( Tuesday ) after South Georgia Banking Co. was robbed at 725 W. Second Street in Tifton , authorities say.

Randy Angelo Hill of Tifton is being held in the Tift County Jail , said Sgt. Daniel Ray of the Tifton Police Department . The money was recovered , no one was injured , and the suspect was taken into custody without force , authorities said.

The robbery occurred at 9:13 a.m. , and the robber fled on foot across Second Street , police said. Law enforcement officials from the Tifton Police Department, Tift County Sheriff’s Office and Ga. Department of Natural Resources K-9 unit responded.

During a search of the surrounding area, the suspect was found hiding in a drainage ditch off Magnolia Drive . He was taken into custody at 10:43 a.m. The suspect has been in Tifton for approximately two months , having arrived from Florida , officials said.

Both Eighth Street Middle School and the Tift County School System's Central Office were temporarily on lockdown while the robbery suspect was at large .

The Federal Bureau of Investigation's Valdosta office is assisting in the investigation .