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Deputies Search for Wilson County Bank Robber

Posted April 3, 2008 5:19 p.m. EDT
Updated April 3, 2008 11:42 p.m. EDT

— Sheriff's deputies are looking for a bank robber in Wilson County.

At 10:07 a.m. Thursday, emergency dispatch received a call of a robbery at the 111 E. Main St. BB&T.

A man walked up to a teller and demanded money, deputies said. The robber left the bank without showing a weapon and with an undisclosed amount of cash.

The robber stood between 5 feet 3 inches to 5 feet 8 inches tall and weighed about 160 pounds. He was wearing a medium-gray hooded sweatshirt and loose-fitting, faded jeans.

The hood was pulled tightly around the man's face and he appreared to be wearing gloves, and bank personnel said they were unsure of his skin color, deputies said.

Anyone with information about the robbery is asked to call the Wilson County Sheriff’s Office at 252-237-2118 or Wilson Crime Stoppers at 252-243-2255.