NC State put on alert after bank robbery

NC State put on alert after bank robbery

February 16, 2010 9:52:07 PM PST
An alert was sent out to NC State University students Tuesday afternoon after a man robbed a bank near campus.Authorities say just before 11:30 a.m., a man armed with a handgun entered the State Employees Credit Union on Hillsborough Street.

After robbing the bank, the suspect fled on foot and was last seen running north on Brooks Avenue.

The suspect is described as a black man in his 20s with medium to dark complexion. He is said to stand between 5 feet 9 inches and 6 feet tall and said to weigh 190-220 pounds.

Surveillance photos show the suspect had a small amount of facial hair and was wearing a black Nike hoodie, light-colored blue jeans and black shoes.

Anyone with information that might assist the investigation of the case is asked to contact the Raleigh Police Department's Detective Division at (919) 996-3555 or Raleigh CrimeStoppers at (919) 834-HELP. CrimeStoppers pays cash rewards for anonymous tips that help solve cases.

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