Two suspects sought in attempted bank robbery in Durham

Surveillance images of the two suspects. (Durham Police Department)

Durham police are investigating an attempted bank robbery that happened Tuesday afternoon at Mechanics & Farmers Bank at 2705 Durham-Chapel Hill Boulevard.

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Two men wearing coats entered the bank around 12:45 p.m., police said.

One man approached the counter and handed a teller a note demanding money and implying he had a gun.

No weapon was seen, and the men left the bank without getting any money.

One suspect was described as a black man in his 20s and six feet tall. He was wearing a black Chicago Bulls cap, glasses and a coat. The second suspect was described as a black man in his 20s. He was six feet tall and had dreadlocks. He was wearing a red puffy coat.

Anyone with information on this incident is asked to contact Investigator C. Robinson at (919) 560-4440, ext. 29415 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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