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Chapel Hill bank robber sought

Posted December 23, 2011

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— Police were searching Friday for a man who robbed a BB&T bank in Chapel Hill.

A man walked into the BB&T at 143 E. Rosemary St. at about 9 a.m. and handed a teller a note demanding money. Police said he implied that he had a weapon, but no weapon was seen.

No injuries were reported, and the robber fled on foot with an undisclosed amount of cash.

It was unclear if there were any customers in the bank at the time.

The robber was described as black, in his 20s, about 5-foot-7 or 5-foot-8 and 140 to 150 pounds. He had short hair, was wearing a black dress shirt and black pants and had a white mask that witnesses described as a pillow case with holes cut out so he could see.

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  • udaycoosay Dec 23, 2011

    He needs to learn more about history.

  • Rebelyell55 Dec 23, 2011

    When caught, the courts should give them 20 years without question.
    wildcat
    December 23, 2011 4:35 p.m....Glad to see someone else willing to pay more taxes to house these crooks.

  • Rebelyell55 Dec 23, 2011

    Son of the pillow case bandit carrying on in his fathers foot steps. Will wonder ever ceast.

  • wildcat Dec 23, 2011

    When caught, the courts should give them 20 years without question.

  • Uhavenoclu Dec 23, 2011

    "If the teller was armed and ready to shoot"

    convenience store clerks too

    toll booth operators

    movie theatre box office as well

    let's see, drive through at the mickey d

    purty much anywhere someone takes cash, let's get 'em armed and ready, yessir!

    The way some mommies act today don't forget the daycare workers as well...the playland at BK and all the other fast food places have you seen how they play in there?
    Oh yeah the drivers so we can get rid of the texters,and walking drivers who don't pay attention.

  • Decorated War Veteran Dec 23, 2011

    purty much anywhere someone takes cash, let's get 'em armed and ready, yessir!
    golosucks2
    December 23, 2011 3:35 p.m

    Glad someone agrees.

  • Decorated War Veteran Dec 23, 2011

    Why stop there, lets all have one.
    lovethemoment
    December 23, 2011 3:34 p.m

    Exactly.

  • Shelley Cooper Dec 23, 2011

    "If the teller was armed and ready to shoot"

    convenience store clerks too

    toll booth operators

    movie theatre box office as well

    let's see, drive through at the mickey d

    purty much anywhere someone takes cash, let's get 'em armed and ready, yessir!

  • lovethemoment Dec 23, 2011

    Banks use to get robbed all the time, even when guns were carried by all, look back in your history books. If we stick to your logic, convience store clerks, hotel desk, etc. should all carry guns. Why stop there, lets all have one.

  • Uhavenoclu Dec 23, 2011

    143 Rosemary st huh?...Try across the street at the shelter sure you might find a few clues or mabe someone who was there but not anymore.

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