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Durham bank robbed twice in four days

Posted February 14, 2019 1:34 p.m. EST
Updated February 14, 2019 8:15 p.m. EST

Durham police are trying to identify the man who robbed a BB&T bank on South Miami Boulevard on Feb. 14, 2019.

— A Durham bank that was robbed Monday was held up again Thursday morning, police said.

In both robberies, a man entered the BB&T branch at 5407 S. Miami Blvd. at about 10 a.m. and handed the teller a note demanding money. No weapon was displayed in either crime, and no one was injured.

The description of the robber is similar in both cases: a black man in his 40s or 50s, about 6 feet or 6 feet 2 inches tall and 230 pounds. On Monday, the robber was dressed in a light gray sweatsuit, while the robber was wearing a gray-and-green hooded sweatshirt, blue jeans and dark sneakers on Thursday.

Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 919-683-1200.