Suspect wanted in BB&T robbery


Police say a man entered the BB&T on Duke Street around 2:10 p.m. and handed a note to a teller. The not allegedly demanded money and implied the use of a weapon, but the teller said the man did not show a weapon.

The suspect fled with an undisclosed amount of cash and was seen leaving the area on foot.

He is was described as a black male, 35 to 55 years old, 5 feet 10 inches to 6 feet 2 inches tall with a medium to large build. He was wearing a dark ball cap, a royal blue shirt and a dark jacket.

Durham Police Department spokesperson Kammie Michael told ABC11 Eyewitness News the suspect may be connected to other robberies.

"We are looking at the possibility that he may have been involved in some of the robberies last week," Michael said.

Anyone with information is asked to call Investigator Rogers at 560-4935, ext. 29416, CrimeStoppers at 683-1200, the FBI at 233-7701 or (704) 377-9200 or the N.C. Bankers' Association hotline at (800) 209-2293. CrimeStoppers is offering a cash reward and the North Carolina Bankers' Association is offering a reward of up to $5,000 for information leading to an arrest.

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