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Reward offered for information on Benson bank robbery

Posted June 19, 2014

The North Carolina Bankers Association is offering a reward for information leading to an arrest in the armed robbery Thursday of a bank in Benson.

Authorities said a robber wearing a black neoprene face mask entered the First Federal Bank on North Johnson Street shortly after 10 a.m. There were no reports of injuries.

Anyone with information should call the FBI at 1-800-209-2293, or to submit a tip online.


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  • Leland Olds Jun 20, 2014

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    Would the face mask be any less weird in the winter? Remember, we're talking about a bank here.

  • Schwoogie Jun 20, 2014

    It looks as if he waited in line. If I saw a guy like that waiting in line, I would call the police. I guess the people in there weren't very attentive. Nothing odd about a man with his face covered in 95 degree heat.

  • doodlebugrkb2 Jun 20, 2014

    I know. I believe I have as well. I am just not sure where.

  • Leland Olds Jun 19, 2014

    I know I've seen that guy somewhere, but I just can't place it...