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Raleigh man charged in bank robbery

Posted January 6, 2012
Updated January 7, 2012

— Raleigh police have arrested a man in connection with a bank robbery near the North Carolina State University campus on Friday afternoon.

According to police, James Lewis Johnson, 53, walked into the Wells Fargo branch at 2600 Hillsborough St. at about 3:30 p.m., demanded money and fled with an undisclosed amount of cash. 

Johnson was arrested shortly after the robbery, police said. He's in Wake County Jail under a $200,000 bond. 

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  • GETOUT Jan 6, 2012

    Wow bank robbery in Raleigh? You mean Raleigh has crime????? To hear people on hear I thought it was a crime free city...... I better get out now! Lol