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Police seek suspect in bank robbery near NC State

Posted December 8, 2014
Updated December 9, 2014

Raleigh police are looking for this man in connection the Dec. 8, 2014, robbery of a Wells Fargo branch at 2600 Hillsborough St.

— Raleigh police on Monday released two surveillance photos from a robbery that happened mid-morning Monday at a bank near the campus of North Carolina State University.

Officers were dispatched to the Wells Fargo bank branch at 2600 Hillsborough St. shortly before 10:30 a.m. Police said a man passed a note demanding money to a teller and fled on foot with an undisclosed amount of cash.

There were no reports of injuries.

Investigators said the man appeared to be in his 40s and stood about 5 feet 9 inches tall. In the surveillance photos, he is wearing a New York Giants cap and a gray hooded sweatshirt.

Anyone with information about the robbery is asked to call Raleigh Crime Stoppers at 919-834-4357.

The North Carolina Bankers Association offers rewards up to $5,000 for information leading to the arrest and indictment of anyone involved in a bank robbery. Tips can be submitted confidentially through its website or by calling an FBI tip line at 800-209-2293.

According to the Bankers Association, North Carolina saw a 27.2 percent decrease in bank robberies reported to the FBI since December 2013 – a continued decrease of approximately 43 percent over the past five years.


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  • TeaBagOnLove Dec 9, 2014

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    Pictures were added to the story after his/her comment.

    It looks like Tom Coughlin.

  • UpChuck Dec 9, 2014

    It's Micky Rourke!

  • chippers Dec 9, 2014

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    Because there is also a picture of this suspect rather than just a description given by eye witnesses.

  • dh1964 Dec 9, 2014

    Why is nobody screaming about the fact that the story doesn't mention the perpetrator's race?

  • hollylama Dec 8, 2014

    Face looks like a mask

  • moomoo Dec 8, 2014

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    There are other banks.

  • ashewing Dec 8, 2014

    It always makes me nervous to go in that particular branch for some reason.

  • jmoxley2010 Dec 8, 2014

    What an amazing description of the criminal. I'm sure we can pick him out of a crowd without a problem...

  • Dr. Buddy Mignon Dec 8, 2014

    This bank seems to get robbed a lot.

  • Todd Jenkins Dec 8, 2014
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    tis the season!!