Police link Durham bank robbery suspect to 3 failed robberies in Raleigh

Michael Hugh Wood, 45 (image courtesy Durham Police Department)

A man accused of robbing a bank in Durham is facing another charge after police link him to three failed robberies at businesses in Raleigh.

Police say Michael Hugh Wood attempted to rob an Oreck Vacuum store, a Subway restaurant, and a Plato's Closet while implying he was armed on Jan. 6. He has been charged with attempted common law robbery.

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None of those robberies were successful.

Authorities arrested Woods Saturday night on North Driver Street in Durham. He is accused of robbing a PNC bank on North Roxboro Street Saturday morning.

Police say Wood entered the bank around 10:10 a.m. and gave the teller a note demanding money.

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