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Police seek Raleigh bank robbery suspect

Posted July 8, 2009 3:08 p.m. EDT

— Raleigh police are looking for the suspect in the Wednesday robbery of the BB&T Bank at 7447 Six Forks Road.

Shortly before 11 a.m., a man displayed  weapon to the teller and robbed the bank, Raleigh police spokeswoman Laura Hourigan said. He then fled the scene on foot.

The suspect is described as white, in his late thirties. He is about 5-foot-8 and has a thin build.

During the robbery he was wearing large-frame glasses and a fake mustache. He also wore a dark colored baseball cap, a long-sleeved brown shirt and light khaki pants.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Raleigh Police Department at 919-996-3555 or Raleigh Crime Stoppers at 919-834-HELP. Crime Stoppers pays cash rewards for tips that help to clear cases.