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Coats Police Investigate Second Bank Robbery In Decade

Posted August 10, 2004 2:44 a.m. EDT

— Police in Coats are working their second bank robbery in 10 years.

Police say two men in their late teens or early 20s robbed the town's BB&T branch just after 2:30 p.m. Monday.

The men had white T-shirts over their faces, and wore ball caps and rubber dishwashing gloves.

Neither man showed a weapon. Police say they just jumped over the counter, grabbed cash and left.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Coats Police Department at (910) 897-5183, ext. 28 or 29. Callers can also leave information with the Sheriff's Office at (910) 893-9111 or Crimestoppers at (910) 893-5136.