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Banks in Raleigh, Durham robbed

Posted February 16, 2010 11:58 a.m. EST
Updated February 16, 2010 3:29 p.m. EST

— Police in Raleigh and Durham were investigating bank robberies Tuesday.

Raleigh police were investigating a robbery at the State Employees' Credit Union at 2802 Hillsborough St., which happened around 11:30 a.m.

Police had a vague description of the suspect, who was believed to be wearing a black Nike hooded sweatshirt. He fled on foot and might be armed with a handgun, according to preliminary information released by police.

No other details were available.

In Durham, a BB&T branch at 505 S. Duke St. was robbed at about 2:15 p.m.

No details of that incident were immediately available.