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Durham bank robbed

Posted April 1, 2011 6:16 p.m. EDT
Updated April 1, 2011 7:00 p.m. EDT

— A Durham branch of SunTrust bank was robbed Friday afternoon, police said.

A black man wearing sunglasses, light pants and a black leather coat entered the branch, at 3421 N. Roxboro St., just after 5:30 p.m. and handed a teller a note demanding money, police said.

Surveillance images from the bank show the suspect to be slim with salt-and-pepper hair and facial hair. He is about 5 feet 5 inches tall. Police said the man was last seen running from the bank.

Anyone with information is asked to call Durham police at 919-560-4582, Crime Stoppers at 919-683-1200 or the FBI at 919-233-7701 or 704- 377-9200. Crime Stoppers pays cash rewards for information leading to arrests in felony cases and callers never have to identify themselves.