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Durham Police Investigate Bank Robbery

Posted September 9, 2003 8:18 a.m. EDT

— Durham police are investigating a bank robbery that occurred Monday morning at RBC Centura at 500 West Morgan Street in downtown Durham.

Police said a man entered the bank shortly after 10 a.m., approached a teller and demanded money. No weapon was displayed. The man fled the bank with an undisclosed amount of money.

The suspect is described as a black male, 5 feet 5 inches tall and 140 to 150 pounds. He had a small build and a medium brown complexion. He was wearing a white windbreaker and dark pants.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Durham Police Department's Criminal Investigations Division at (919) 560-4440, CrimeStoppers at (919) 683-1200, the FBI at (919) 233-7701 or (704) 377-9200 or the N.C. Bankers' Association hotline at (800) 209-2293.

The North Carolina Bankers' Association is offering a reward of up to $5,000 for information leading to an arrest and CrimeStoppers pays cash rewards for information leading to arrests in felony cases.