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Bank Robbery Reported in Southern Pines

Posted February 26, 2008 5:31 p.m. EST
Updated February 27, 2008 11:26 a.m. EST

— The RBC Centura branch at 1715 U.S. Highway 1 South in Southern Pines was robbed Tuesday afternoon, police said.

A man entered the bank, demanded money and drove off in a gold GMC Yukon toward Aberdeen, police said. The SUV, which had been reported stolen, was later located by police.

The robber was described as between 5 feet, 9 inches and 6 feet tall and had a slim build. He was wearing a black toboggan, a long black coat, blue jeans and dark sunglasses.

Anyone with information about the incident is asked to call the Southern Pines Police Department at 910-692-7031 or Sandhills Crime Stoppers at 910-295-8878.