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Cary police search for 'furry' bank robbery suspect

Posted December 29, 2015
Updated December 30, 2015

— Cary police are seeking the public's assistance in identifying a man they say robbed a Wells Fargo Bank Tuesday.

Police said a man, wearing a brown fur trapper hat, a black cloth around his face and sunglasses, entered the bank at 1701 N. Harrison Ave. He demanded money from a teller and left the scene. No injuries were reported.

Authorities said the suspect was wearing a black jacket and stood about 6 feet tall.

Anyone with information about the robbery ot the suspect is asked to call police at 919-469-4012 or Crime Stoppers at 919-460-4636.


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  • Roscoe P Coltrane Dec 30, 2015
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    Do away with indoor banking, without an appointment. Keep all doors locked, until the person is identified and has all headgear removed. Open the outer door but keep the second door locked, until the outer door is locked back. Then the person will be required to give a thumb print and government issued ID, while being watched. Once that is done, the person can be allowed inside the bank. Other than that, all banking will be done via drive through. As long as banks are wide open, bank robberies will continue.

  • Howard Sr. Dec 30, 2015
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    Its Big Foot.... or the Wookie.

  • Nathaniel Hopkins Dec 30, 2015
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    moscow on the hudson......errrrr....raleigh

  • Betsy Smith Dec 30, 2015
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    Bank security is a joke. While the guards can't force anyone to remove head/face covering, the bank should be allowed to require anyone this covered up to use outside ATM or teller services.

  • Jim Murphy Dec 30, 2015
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    He should be fairly easy to spot, unless, of course, he considered changing his attire.

  • waziegler Dec 29, 2015

    Looks to me like he's got those groucho marx glasses with the fake nose on or something....

  • Roscoe P Coltrane Dec 29, 2015
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    Finally. A bank robber who covered his face BEFORE going into the bank. He also either had transportation waiting at a strategic location or someone waiting for him. If he was really smart, he will burn the clothing he was wearing. We will see in the coming days.