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Two Orange County banks robbed

Posted October 5, 2010 6:16 p.m. EDT
Updated October 6, 2010 6:35 a.m. EDT

— A Chapel Hill bank and another bank in Hillsborough were robbed Tuesday, authorities said.

The CommunityOne Bank branch at 102 Millstone Drive in Hillsborough was robbed at about noon, and a BB&T branch at 143 E. Rosemary St. in Chapel Hill was held up at about 4:15 p.m.

Police haven't released a description of the robber in either case.

The North Carolina Bankers Association offers a reward for information leading to the arrest and indictment of anyone responsible for robbing a bank in the state.

Anyone with information concerning a bank robbery, should contact the FBI, confidentially and toll-free, at 1-800-209-2293. Tips are also accepted online.