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Suspect who robbed Roseboro bank claimed he had bomb

Posted July 21

— Officials in Sampson County were on alert Friday when a bank robber said he had a bomb.

According to officials, a suspect walked into the First Citizens Bank located at 304 NC-Highway 24 in Roseboro around 9:30 a.m. and handed the teller a note saying he had a bomb. He then fled the scene with an unknown amount of money in a silver car.

Officials said the note was simply a threat.

No bombs are on the premises and no arrests have been made.

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