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Wilson Police Investigate Bank Robbery

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WILSON, N.C. — Police in Wilson are looking for a man suspected of robbing a Wachovia Bank branch Monday afternoon.

Officers were called to a robbery at the bank located at 1635 Ward Blvd. around 3 p.m.

Police say a white male wearing a fishing hat, a short-sleeve shirt and a pair of shorts entered the bank carrying a bag. They say he produced a robbery note and demanded money and left the bank with an undisclosed amount of money. He was last seen on foot by Kroger.

The man is described as 5 feet 7 inches tall and weighing about 200 to 250 pounds.

The FBI is assisting in the investigation.

Anyone with information is urged to contact the Wilson Police Department at (252) 399-2328 or Crimestoppers at (252)243-2255.

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