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Alabama man charged in Cary bank robbery

Posted December 1, 2010

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— Police arrested an Alabama man on Wednesday in connection with the Monday robbery of an RBC Bank branch in Cary.

Joseph Campomenosi, 40, of Daphne, Ala., was charged with robbery with a dangerous weapon and four counts of second-degree kidnapping.

A man entered the bank, at 2920 Jones Franklin Road, shortly after noon Monday, confronted employees with a black semiautomatic handgun and demanded that money be put into a garbage bag, police said.

The robber, who was described as having a "messy comb-over," then fled in a white sedan with an undisclosed amount of cash.

No one was injured in the robbery.

The case remains under investigation, and no details were released regarding how police linked Campomenosi to the robbery.

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  • Kingfish Dec 2, 2010

    Good job Cary PD and SBI, FBI and any others who helped catch this low life. Lock him up and NEVER let him out!!! If he get's out, he'll be committing crimes within 24 hours.

  • notagain1903 Dec 2, 2010

    Another sign of the times. Just wanted to get free room and board, 3 meals a day, roof over his head, didn't want to work, play basketball as much as he wants, watch TV, hang out with the guys, and not pay any bills. All on the public dime.

  • prophetdavis08 Dec 2, 2010

    He should at least coverd his face if he was going to rob a bank! He must have wanted to be caught!

  • sammyg Dec 2, 2010

    How did they find this guy so quick? The police are really amazing...

  • JAT Dec 2, 2010

    Wonder how they caught him. I figured he wasn't local since he didn't even try to hide his face.

  • rdmcswai Dec 1, 2010

    Kikinc - Hahaha. I do too! :]

  • Seenenuff Dec 1, 2010

    I predicted he'd be caught by the end of the week and I was right.

  • map1agmachining Dec 1, 2010

    good work Cary PD

  • kikinc Dec 1, 2010

    I hear messy comb-over and think Donald Trump.