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Southern Pines police arrest suspect in bank robbery

Posted September 15, 2020 5:12 p.m. EDT

Herbert Lynn Lowery (Southern Pines Police Department photo)

— A suspect has been arrested in a bank robbery that happened Monday in Southern Pines.

Southern Pines police said Herbert Lynn Lowery, 41, of Maxton, was arrested and charged with robbery with a dangerous weapon. He was taken before a magistrate on Tuesday and remanded to the Moore County Detention Center under a $500,000 secured bond. Lowery also has a court hearing on Oct. 1 in Moore County District Court.

Police said they responded to First National Bank at 185 W. Morganton Rd. in Southern Pines on Monday at around 11:23 a.m. to a report of a robbery. With assistance from the Hoke County Sheriff’s Office, Robeson County Sheriff’s Office, and the Federal Bureau of Investigation, Lowery was identified as the suspect in this case.

Anyone with information about this investigation is encouraged to contact the Southern Pines Police Department at (910) 692-7031 or the Southern Pines Police Department Crime Tip Line at (910) 693-4110.

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