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Fayetteville police search for bewigged bank robber

Posted January 20, 2015

A man wearing a wig and sunglasses robbed a First Citizens Bank branch at 126 Broadfoot Ave. in Fayetteville on Jan. 20, 2015.
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— A man in a wig and dark sunglasses robbed a Fayetteville bank Tuesday morning, police said.

The man walked into the First Citizens Bank branch at 126 Broadfoot Ave. at about 9:15 a.m., handed a teller a note demanding money and fled on foot with an undisclosed amount of cash, police said.

The robber was described as black, 6 feet to 6 feet 1 inch tall with broad shoulders. In addition to the wig and sunglasses, he wore a gray-over-black jacket and dark pants, police said.

Anyone who can identify the robber or has information about the case is asked to call Fayetteville police at 910-433-1856 or Crime Stoppers at 910-483-8477.


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  • hfm83 Jan 20, 2015

    His baby mama ain't gots her check and be needing some monies, I bet.

  • blastamasta Jan 20, 2015


  • diana123 Jan 20, 2015

    another one. up the river he goes too.

  • justabumer Jan 20, 2015

    "Bewigged" is a really cool word. It's a shame we don't have more opportunities to use it.

  • Obama-in-2016 Jan 20, 2015

    He tryin to gets paid!

  • 2cents Jan 20, 2015

    Why does this not surprise me?