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Raeford bank robbery ends in three-county chase

Posted March 25, 2014

Authorities arrested a suspected bank robbery on March 25, 2014, after a chase that began in Raeford and wound through Cumberland County before ending in a wreck near Tar Heel.
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— Authorities arrested a suspected bank robbery Tuesday after a chase that began in Raeford and wound through Cumberland County before ending in a wreck in Bladen County.

Fidelity Bank, at 112 Laurinburg Road in Raeford, was robbed at about 10:30 a.m., and authorities from different jurisdictions followed the suspected getaway car through three counties before it crashed in a ditch off N.C. Highway 87 near Tar Heel.

The suspected robber wasn't injured and was taken into custody, authorities said.

No other information was immediately available.

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  • Hal Price Mar 25, 2014
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    Could the car be any more conspicuous. A $2000 dollar car with $5000 spinners. Hey, that won't draw any attention.

  • Jump1 Mar 25, 2014

    Good job.