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Broadway bank robbed

Posted January 13, 2012

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— Authorities were searching for a man who robbed a bank in Broadway on Friday morning.

A man walked into a BB&T branch on South Main Street at about 10:45 a.m., demanded money and fled on foot with an undisclosed amount of cash, authorities said.

No injuries were reported.

The robber was described as a black man in his 40s who was about 6 feet tall. He was wearing a green jacket, white shirt, burgundy tie, khaki pants, knit hat and gloves.

Nearby Broadway Elementary School was locked down for a while after the robbery.


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  • brittanyd00 Jan 17, 2012

    I heard they caught the suspect on Saturday. I'm not sure exactly who it is, but I know the suspect stayed two blocks away from the BB&T. (Word of mouth)

  • topsailpyrate Jan 17, 2012

    I haven't seen anything, on whether, they caught the guy, or not. Any updates from anyone? Haven't seen anything on WRAL News either.

  • YippiYiyoKiYay Jan 13, 2012

    What a shame. Broadway is such a nice little town. We drive there for the super nice people who man the Post Office. Real down home.

  • princesshtbb313 Jan 13, 2012

    oh, i didn't know there was one in the town hall. sorry lol. i used to drive down there all the time and was thinking i never seen a police station but i forgot about the town hall. sorry!

  • lizz9900 Jan 13, 2012

    I meant there is a police station directly across from the bank in the Town Hall.

  • lizz9900 Jan 13, 2012

    There is a bank directly across the street in the Town Hall. Unfortunatly, the guy has not been found yet..to be a small town, hopefully someone will find him asap! It was a big day in the small town of Broadway for us, for sure!

  • queene01 Jan 13, 2012

    There is town hall/police station...it's catty cornered- but still near by

  • queene01 Jan 13, 2012

    I wonder why someone local would rob a bank across the street from the police station. The local paper said that he was standing in line with his toboggan, correctly & then pulled it down over his face as he walked up to the tailor.

  • RomneyRyan2012 Jan 13, 2012

    Give my regards to Broadway.........

  • princesshtbb313 Jan 13, 2012

    There is no police station right across the street from that bank.