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Roanoke Rapids bank robbed

Posted January 28, 2011 1:09 p.m. EST

— Police were searching Friday for a man who robbed a Roanoke Rapids bank on Thursday.

A man entered the Southern Bank branch at 1580 E. 10th St. shortly after 9 a.m. and gave a teller a note demanding money, police said. He didn't display a weapon and left the bank with an undisclosed amount of money.

The robber was described as a black man with a beard and thin build. He was wearing a tan trenchcoat, black stocking cap, black gloves and dark sunglasses.

Anyone with information about the robbery is asked to call the Roanoke Rapids Police Department at 252-533-2819.