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Raleigh police seek man in bank robbery

Posted September 4, 2008 6:19 p.m. EDT

Raleigh police are looking for a man wanted in connection with a bank robbery Thursday afternoon.

The assailant entered the First Citizens Bank at 9656 Falls of Neuse Road shortly after 1 p.m. and presented a robbery note to a teller. Police say the suspect might have fled in a gold-colored vehicle that could have been a late-1990s model Nissan Altima.

The man is white, in his 40s and was wearing a dark shirt, dark cap and glasses with dark frames. He stands approximately 6 feet tall, is heavyset and had a salt-and-pepper-colored goatee.

Anyone with information that might help police identify the man or otherwise assist the investigation is asked to call the Raleigh Police Department at 919-890-3555, the FBI at 919-233-7701 or Crime Stoppers at 919-226-CRIME.