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Durham police seek bank robbery suspect

Posted April 24, 2009 5:52 p.m. EDT

— Durham police are looking for a male suspect in a bank robbery that occurred Friday afternoon.

The man entered Cardinal State Bank, at 115 East Carver St., at around 12:35 p.m. and handed a teller a note demanding money, witnesses said.

They described the suspect as a black man, 6 feet, 2 inches tall and weighing 180 pounds.
He had his head covered with sheet bearing a gold, green and burgundy print. He was wearing a black T-shirt, black pants and black shoes, witnesses said.

The man was last seen running toward the woods near the State Employees Credit Union.

Anyone with information is asked to call Durham police at 919-560-4582, Crime Stoppers at 919-683-1200, the FBI at 919-233-7701 or the N.C. Bankers’ Association hot line at 800-209-2293.