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Suspect sought in Durham bank robbery

Posted September 24, 2010 8:38 p.m. EDT

— Durham police are investigating a robbery at SunTrust Bank, 1231 University Drive, on Friday afternoon.

Police said a man entered the bank around 1:10 p.m. and handed a teller a note, demanding money. No weapon was seen.

The man left the bank with an undisclosed amount of cash.

The suspect was described as a black man with a dark complexion, 45 to 50 years old, 5 feet 6 inches to 5 feet 9 inches tall and 170 to 190 pounds. He had facial hair and a discolored lower lip. He was wearing black sunglasses, a white hat with a denim bill, an oversized denim shirt with long sleeves, light-colored blue jeans and white tennis shoes with red around the soles.

Anyone with information about the robbery should call police at 919-560-4415 extension 29309 or Crime Stoppers at 919-683-1200.

Crime Stoppers pays cash rewards for information leading to arrests in felony cases and callers never have to identify themselves.