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Man charged in Fayetteville bank robbery

Posted June 13, 2008 2:14 p.m. EDT

— Police on Friday made an arrest in connection with a Tuesday morning bank robbery.

Demarcus Dashon Piphus, 18, of Essex Place in Fayetteville, was charged with robbery with a dangerous weapon.

A man entered the Bank of America branch at 324 Mason St. Tuesday morning, demanded money from a teller and fled, police said.

No information was provided regarding how police linked Piphus to the crime or how and where he was arrested.