Serial bank robbery suspect arrested in Durham

Police in Durham appear to have caught a bank robbery suspect just minutes after the alleged crime took place.
December 10, 2013 5:16:34 PM PST
A Durham man was arrested Tuesday afternoon and charged with robbing three Durham banks and attempting to rob a fourth.

Officers were called at about 2:45 p.m. to a robbery at BB&T in the 5000 block of North Roxboro Road. Police said a man entered the bank and handed a teller a note demanding money. He then fled with some cash.

Officers stopped a possible suspect, 59-year-old Wayne Leon Weeks, approximately 30 minutes later near the intersection of Valley Drive and Holt School Road.

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Investigators have charged Weeks in connection with the following incidents as well as Tuesday's robbery:

  • November 26 at Carter Bank & Trust, 4251 North Roxboro Street.
  • December 4 at Yadkin Bank, 115 East Carver Street.
  • December 5 at BB&T, 1107 NC 54 Highway.

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