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Raleigh Police Searching for Bank Robber

Posted August 4, 1998 7:00 a.m. EDT

— A bank robber is on the loose in Raleigh, after fleeing from the First Citizens Bank at the intersection of Western Blvd. and Avent Ferry Road.

Around 1 p.m. Wednesday, a man pointed a gun at a teller, got an undisclosed amount of money and fled on foot.

No one was hurt.

The suspect was last seen running through a fence onto the grounds of the WRAL studios, on Western Boulevard.