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Raleigh bank robbed at gunpoint

Posted January 21, 2010 9:24 p.m. EST
Updated January 22, 2010 11:04 a.m. EST

— Raleigh police are searching for the man who robbed Wachovia bank, 6623 Falls of Neuse Road, shortly before 5 p.m. Thursday.

Authorities said the suspect robbed the bank at gunpoint and was last seen fleeing on foot.

The suspect was described as a black man, about 5-foot-8 with a slender build. He was wearing a blue or gray hooded jacket, dark-colored pants and Timberland boots. The man wore a mask over his face.

Anyone with information that might assist the investigation is asked to call the Raleigh Police Department’s Detective Division at 919-996-3555 or Raleigh Crime Stoppers at 919-834-HELP.

Crime Stoppers pays cash rewards for anonymous tips that help solve cases.