Raleigh police seek bank robbery suspect

From staff reportsJuly 25, 2011 

Photo released by the Raleigh police department of Bank of America bank robbery suspect.

CCBI

— The Raleigh Police Department is seeking assistance from the public as it works to identify and arrest a man who robbed a Bank of America today.

At approximately 4:30 p.m., the suspect entered the bank at 5005 Capital Boulevard, passed a note to a teller and implied he had a weapon.

After the teller complied with the note’s demands, the suspect fled the bank on foot and was last seen running eastbound across Capital Boulevard in the Mini City area.

The suspect is described as an older black male who stands about 5 feet 10 inches tall. He has salt and pepper hair and was wearing dark-colored pants.

Anyone who might be able to identify the suspect or who believes to have seen him is asked to call Raleigh Crime Stoppers at 919-834-4357.

Crime Stoppers pays cash rewards for anonymous tips that help solve cases. The North Carolina Bankers Association also offers a reward for information leading to the arrest and indictment of anyone responsible for robbing a bank or savings institution in North Carolina.

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