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Robber's wig falls off during credit union heist in Wilson

Posted July 7, 2014

Investigators are searching for an armed man whose wig disguise fell off as he robbed a State Employees Credit Union in Wilson on July 7, 2014.

— Investigators are searching for an armed man whose wig disguise fell off as he robbed a State Employees Credit Union in Wilson on Monday morning.

Wilson police said the man walked into the credit union on Ward Boulevard at 10:45 a.m., displayed a weapon and demanded money. He was last seen on a bicycle behind the building.

Security video captured images of the man, who is described as black, 6 feet to 6 feet 2 inches tall, about 150 pounds, wearing a black shirt, blue jeans, sunglasses and black shoes and gloves. He was wearing a medium-length wig, but witnesses said his natural hair underneath is close-cut.

Anyone with information is asked to call Wilson police at 252-399-2323 or Crime Stoppers at 252-243-2255. Crime Stoppers pays cash for anonymous tips that solve cases.

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  • peace2u Jul 11, 2014

    Based on his height and weight he is one skinny dude...probably an addict.

  • farm Jul 11, 2014

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    Thank you

  • Jack Miller Jul 11, 2014

    @MIKE275132: Exactly! And he would get amnesty too!

  • Duff Dry Jul 11, 2014

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    This is clearly Sideshow Bob. .. or Sideshow Mel impersonating Sideshow Bob, although maybe also Sideshow Luke Perry?

  • 678devilish Jul 11, 2014

    Funny. But it will not be when he is surely caught. He just did not have it together.

  • mike275132 Jul 11, 2014

    If Obama had a son......

  • btneast Jul 8, 2014

    In truth, I don't know anyone not living paycheck to paycheck anymore.

    Remember the days of "savings accounts"???


    That's mostly from personal spending choices.....living within one's means. That would of course mean doing without a lot of today's supposed necessities like cell phones, cable, eating out frequently, new cars, week long vacations in a hotel at the beach. Most people that live from paycheck to paycheck don't have a written budget either.

  • Bernadette Dan Unger Jul 8, 2014

    Anyone who knows this clown and where he is, but does not speak up should go to jail right along with him. Got wigless pics??

  • IRISH281 Jul 8, 2014

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    blahhhh!! Funny!!

  • monami Jul 7, 2014

    Oh man, I hate it when that happens...

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