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Durham man wanted in bank robbery

Posted March 5, 2011 4:23 p.m. EST

— Durham police charged Derrick Reed Beulah, 37, of Hamlin Street, Saturday with robbery with a dangerous weapon. They think he is the man who robbed the Wachovia Bank, at 300 Foushee St. on Wednesday morning.

A man wearing a long wig and makeup entered the bank, handed a teller a note which said he had a gun and demanded money in large bills, police said. The robber never showed a weapon. He was seen leaving the bank on a red or pink bicycle.

Anyone with information on where Beulah might be is asked to call Durham police at 919-560-4281, ext. 29119 or Crime Stoppers at 919-683-1200. Crime Stoppers pays cash rewards for information leading to arrests in felony cases and callers never have to identify themselves.