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Man, 29, charged in Fayetteville bank robbery

Posted July 25

Taurean James Keels

— Fayetteville police have charged a 29-year-old man in connection with a robbery at a PNC Bank location on Ramsey Street. 

According to investigators, Taurean James Keels, of Old Spears Road, entered the bank at about 9 a.m. Friday and passed a note to the teller demanding money. Keels left the bank with an undisclosed amount of money. 

Keels was arrested on Grove Street and later charged with common law robbery and possession of stolen property. 

He was in the Cumberland County jail Friday afternoon under a $10,000 secured bond.


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  • 678devilish Jul 28, 2:01 p.m.

    He should have been seeking a job instead of robbing a bank; taking from others.

  • jwsawyer Jul 25, 4:30 p.m.

    Upstanding citizen!