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Police arrest Durham bank robbery suspect

Posted March 8, 2010 11:48 p.m. EST

— Durham police say they have arrested a suspect in Monday's robbery of the First South Bank at 4215 University Drive.

A man entered the bank and demanded money shortly after 1 p.m., police spokeswoman Kammie Michael said.

The suspect fled with an undisclosed amount of cash and got in a small white car occupied by two other people. Responding officers stopped a vehicle on South Roxboro Street, near Carlton Crossing Drive, a short time later and arrested Cameron Lawrence Taylor.

Taylor, 53, of Belmont Drive, was charged with robbery with a dangerous weapon. He was being held in the Durham County jail under a $200,000 bond.