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Man Wanted in 2 Bank Robberies in Custody

A man wanted in two bank robberies in Durham turned himself into police on Thursday, officers said.

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Man Wanted in 2 Bank Robberies in Custody
DURHAM, N.C. — A man wanted in two bank robberies in Durham turned himself into police on Thursday, officers said.

Police said James Branson Mainor Jr., 29, of Lorain Avenue, robbed a State Employees Credit Union on Guess Road on Oct. 9 and a Bank of America on North Duke Street on Sept. 5.

He used a handgun in both robberies and made of with an undisclosed amount of cash, officers said.

Mainor faces charges of robbery with a dangerous weapon, possession of stolen goods and possession of a stolen firearm, stemming from the credit-union robbery.

He was placed in the Durham County jail under a $500,000 bond on Thursday.

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