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Police Seek Suspect In Durham Bank Robbery

Posted June 8, 2004

— Authorities are looking for a suspect in connection with a Durham bank robbery.

Police say a suspect entered the Wachovia bank, located at 4709 Hope Valley Road, with a handgun around 9:23 a.m. Tuesday. He reportedly made threats and demanded money.

The suspect is described as a 6-foot to 6-foot-3 black male with slender-build, He reportedly wore a black cloth bag with no eyeholes over his face, one white glove and one black glove, a white, long-sleeve T-shirt with a diamond pattern on the front and blue sweat pants with light stripes on the sides of the legs. He was armed with a small black revolver with a worn finish.

The suspect was last seen running behind a True Value hardware store. Officials said the suspect did get an undetermined amount of money from the bank.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Durham Police Department's Criminal Investigations Division at

(919) 560-4440

or CrimeStoppers at

683-1200

.

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