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Bandaged man robs Duplin credit union

Posted December 28, 2010 11:33 a.m. EST

— A man with bandages on his nose and left cheek robbed a Duplin County credit union at gunpoint last week, police said Tuesday.

The man held up the Piedmont Advantage Credit Union at about 1 p.m. Dec. 23. He was carrying a small, silver handgun and a reusable grocery bag made of red cloth, police said.

The robber was described as a black man, 5 feet, 4 inches tall and about 165 pounds, with a mustache. He was wearing a dark blue or black jacket with a hood, a black hat with a bill and baggy blue jeans.

A $5,000 reward has been offered for information leading to the robber's arrest.

Anyone with information about the case is asked to call Kenansville Police Department at 910-296-0369.