Arrest made in Durham bank robbery

Shonte Montell Sasser (Courtesy: Durham Police Dept.)

May 29, 2013 7:31:24 PM PDT
Durham police have made an arrest in a bank robbery that happened last Thursday at the SunTrust Bank branch in the 3400 block of Hillsborough Road.

Investigators arrested 29-year-old Shonte Montell Sasser, of Durham, Wednesday evening and charged him with armed robbery in connection with this case.

He was also charged with a probation violation.

Police said a male armed with a gun and wearing a dark stocking mask over his head entered the bank around 4 p.m. on May 23 and demanded money.

He then fled with an undisclosed amount of cash.

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