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Man sought in attempted robbery at Durham bank

Posted December 4, 2013

Durham police say a man tried to rob Yadkin Bank, at 115 E. Carver St., on Dec. 4, 2013.

— Police say a man in his late 50s or early 60s tried to rob a Durham bank Wednesday afternoon.

The attempted robbery at Yadkin Bank, at 115 E. Carver St., happened shortly before 3 p.m. when the man handed a teller a note demanding money.

He left without taking anything, police said, although they did not say why.

The man was black, had scruffy facial hair and was wearing a beige jacket with a fur collar, a blue hat, khaki pants and black shoes.

Anyone with information that could help investigators solve the crime is asked to contact the Durham Police Department at 919-560-4582, extension 29248, or Crime Stoppers at 919-683-1200.

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  • tarheelfan3 Dec 5, 2013

    Looks like he succeeded today at the BB&T 1100 block of NC 54 Hwy next to Jordan High School. Other outlets have the story. Jordan was put on lockdown this am. Same description, except he was wearing pajama pants today.