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Hold-Up Photos Leave No Doubt Robber Was Armed

Posted April 11, 2007

— Wake Forest police Wednesday asked the public’s help in capturing a bank robber whom a camera caught clearly pointing a semi-automatic handgun at a teller.

The man robbed the Fidelity Bank branch at 12201 Capitol Blvd. about 11:10 a.m. he got away with an undetermined amount of cash after giving a teller a bag and ordering the teller to fill it with money, town police said.

No one was hurt in the hold-up.

Police describe the suspect as black man between 25 and 30 years old, 5-foot-7 and with a medium build. He was last seen wearing a yellow shirt under a black leather jacket and had on long pants and a black baseball cap, they said.

Anyone with information that could help investigators was asked to contact the Wake Forest Police Department at 919-554-6150.


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  • AmericaFirst Apr 13, 2007

    Re:limited number of thinking conservative Republicans. It's not the conservative Republicans the lib.Dems (Dims) need to be concerned about; it's the 1/3 of Americans who are already thinking "independent".
    Over and out: back to school, but to sign off with one of my favorite quotes: "I refuse to engage in a battle of wits with an unarmed man."

  • jhnewman Apr 12, 2007

    Amazing! All these brilliant people and not a single person picked up on the post of April 11 at 6:45. Read between the lines people, if you have time. Look carefully at that "apology". That challenge includes you censors at WRAL. Yes I am very sorry that any slaves were brought into this country. Very, very, sorry. If it had not happened, we would not be in the predicament we are today!. Let's see how long this post lasts.

  • Matthew 19_21 Apr 12, 2007

    "When any of my students choose UNC-CH as their school of choice, I caution them about the fact that 86.3 % of polled univ. profs. declare themselves liberal Dems. and to be alert to that fact."

    So why don't you send them to Bob Jones or Liberty university? It's not that the top-tier schools don't want to hire conservatives, it's just that, well the pool of conservative Republicans who can actually think, is very very small.

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  • thatsme Apr 12, 2007

    this bank gets robbed all the time like 6 times in last 10 years
    you have to get buzzed in and out through metal detectors...
    so how can this happen

  • jhnewman Apr 12, 2007

    Leroy, this yo mama! Get back in that closet! If you don't, the police is gonna' find you.
    Hmmmmm! I wonder what the status is on the investigation? Well, WRAL? Obviously, this turkey was walking or someone would have certainly seen a license plate on the escape vehicle. Wait! he's too stupid to get a drivers license. Ho Hum.

  • Snoopy Apr 12, 2007

    Wonder why the bank didnt use one of those dye packs?

  • mythoughts22 Apr 12, 2007

    man criminals are stupid...no gloves so there is your finger prints no mask ...i wonder how long he will be on the streets

  • North Carolina Native Apr 12, 2007

    tall, dark and stupid.

  • BlarneyStone Apr 12, 2007

    Wow, Will Smith... I know your last movie didn't do so well, but darn- there is a lot of media and celebrities in the Triangle this week!