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Police Search for 2 in Bank Robbery

Posted March 7, 2008

— Police are searching for two men after the armed robbery of a Raeford Road bank on Thursday morning.

Investigators believe that two black men entered the Lumbee Guaranty Bank, at 6313 Raeford Road, shortly before 9 a.m. Both men brandished handguns, police said.

The robbers wore hats, sunglasses and masks, police said.

One man stood between 5 feet 10 inches and 6 feet tall and weighed about 250 pounds. The second man was at least 6 feet tall and weighed 280 pounds.

They fled the scene in a white, silver or gray Chrysler 300 with 22-inch rims.

Police consider the robbers to be armed and dangerous.

Anyone with information on the crime or the suspects was asked to please call the Investigative Bureau at 910-433-1856 or Crime Stoppers at 910-433-TIPS (483-8477).


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  • oyid Mar 7, 2008

    Hey, don't banks have security guards anymore? In the movies they would come out from hidden doors in the wall.

  • PikeMom4real Mar 7, 2008

    Gotta have them 24's.
    22's were getting unfashionable.

  • freetospeak Mar 7, 2008

    Go figure, they probably don't have jobs so they have to steal to pay for the nice car and 22's.