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Wilson bank robbers caught minutes after hold-up

Posted May 2, 2008

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— Wilson Police foiled a bank robbery Friday afternoon just five minutes after it was reported.

A suspect and two alleged accomplices were captured, the money recovered and the three taken into custody without incident.

Witnesses at the BB&T Bank at 223 W. Nash St. were able to describe the suspect and his getaway vehicle so that police quickly located them at the intersection of South and Lodge streets.

Daniel Earl Dunn, 49, was charged with robbery with a dangerous weapon. Travis Lee Anderson, 27, and James Authur Taylor Jr., 25, were charged with accessory after the fact.


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  • fl2nc2ca2md2nc May 2, 2008

    Awesome work by both the police and the witnesses!

  • Huey May 2, 2008

    Let's hear it for the Wilson Police! Good going you guys and gals!