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Suspect sought in Durham ATM robbery

Posted May 8, 2009 8:30 p.m. EDT

— Police are trying to identify the suspect in an armed robbery at the ATM of the Bank of America, 4811 Hope Valley Road.

A woman told officers she was withdrawing cash from the ATM around 11:50 p.m. on April 30 when a man walked up from behind her vehicle, pointed a gun at her and demanded money, police said.

The woman drove away, but the man did steal her ATM card. The victim’s stolen ATM card was used later at a local convenience store. The suspect was wearing a black hoodie and a dark bandanna over the lower half of his face.

The robbery is similar to one that occurred at the same ATM around 10 p.m. on April 19, investigators said. In that robbery, the suspect was described as a black man in his 20s, who is 5-foot-11 to 6-foot-1. He was wearing a hoodie and a dark bandanna over the lower part of his face.

Anyone with information is asked to call Investigator Guardino at 560-4583, ext. 29364 or Crime Stoppers at 683-1200. Crime Stoppers pays cash rewards for information leading to arrests in felony cases and callers never have to identify themselves.