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Police investigate Raleigh bank robbery

Posted July 23, 2011 11:36 p.m. EDT

— Raleigh police released surveillance images from a bank robbery on Capital Boulevard Saturday afternoon in an effort to gain information from the public.

Shortly before 1:30 p.m., police said, a man approached the teller at Banco de la Gente, at 4011 Capital Boulevard, showed a weapon and demanded money. The man then fled in a car.
Witnesses described him as Hispanic, 5 feet 9 inches tall and about 170 pounds. He wore an earring in one ear.
Surveillance images show wearing a red bandana, sunglasses, a green shirt with the number "22" on it and blue jeans. 
Anyone with information is asked to call detectives at 919-996-3555 or Crime Stoppers at 919-834-HELP.

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