Man robs Durham credit union at gunpoint

From staff reportsNovember 6, 2012 

— Police are searching for an armed man who robbed a credit union early Tuesday.

The robbery occurred about 8:15 a.m. at the Vision Financial Federal Credit Union at 214 Pacific Ave. No injuries were reported.

Witnesses told police that a man carrying a handgun walked into the bank and demanded cash before he fled on foot with an undisclosed amount of money.

Witnesses said the man appeared to be African American, in his late teens or early 20s, with a distinctive gait, police reported.

The man stands about 6 feet tall with a slender build and was last seen wearing a hoodie, a knit cap, dark shirt, gloves and gray pants. Police urge anyone with information to call 919-560-4582, ext. 29247, or CrimeStoppers at 919-683-1200. CrimeStoppers pays cash rewards for information leading to arrests in felony cases, and callers never have to identify themselves.

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