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Police Search For Raleigh Bank Robber

Posted December 31, 2007 11:55 a.m. EST
Updated December 31, 2007 5:48 p.m. EST

— Police are looking for a man who robbed a Suntrust Bank in east Raleigh.

The robbery occurred shortly after 10 a.m. at the branch at 5135 New Hope Road. The man walked into the bank and handed a note to the teller announcing a robbery, police said.

After the teller handed over the money, the man left the bank and was last seen fleeing on foot.

Police described the robber as a black man standing 5 feet 8 inches tall to 5 feet 10 inches tall and weighing between 180 to 200 pounds.

Anyone with any information about the crime is asked to call Raleigh police at 919-890-3555 or CrimeStoppers at (919) 226-CRIME.