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Police investigate Garner bank robbery

Posted May 15, 2008

— Police asked Thursday for help in identifying two men suspected of robbing a Garner bank.

The men robbed the Sun Trust Bank branch at 118 Small Pine Drive at about 10:40 a.m. and left on foot with an undisclosed amount of money, police said.

Officers and K-9s searched the neighborhood near the bank.

One robber was described as a black man in his late 20s to early 30s, 5 feet, 10 inches to 6 feet tall and 225 pounds. He was wearing a brown jacket and a New York Yankees hat.

The other was described as a black man, 5 feet, 10 inches to 6 feet tall and 210 pounds. He was wearing a dark shirt and sunglasses and had a gold tooth and a goatee.

Anyone with information about the suspects or the robbery is asked to call the Garner Police Department at 919-772-8810.


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  • Why Is My Slim Physique Envied May 16, 2008

    I hope they aren't that stupid to rob a place close their home because someone will recognize them shortly. They didn't even try to use a disguise.

  • we-r-just-human May 15, 2008

    What did these guys do... step on a scale.. they list a range for their height, but have an exact weight for each..

  • SomeRandomGuy May 15, 2008

    WRAL actually put a description in a story?!?! Maybe because there are pictures they thought they would have to!