Fayetteville police investigate bank robbery

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Friday, November 11, 2016
Images of the suspect.
Images of the suspect.

FAYETTEVILLE (WTVD) -- Fayetteville police are investigating a bank robbery Thursday.

It happened about 4:30 p.m. at the First Citizens Bank at 126 Broadfoot Avenue.

Investigators said a man entered the bank and passed a note to the teller demanding money. He received an undisclosed amount of money from the teller and then fled on foot.

The suspect is described as a black man with a beard, dressed in a green coat, a black shirt, and blue jeans.

Detectives have obtained images from the bank's surveillance system and are requesting the public's assistance in identifying the suspect.

Anyone with information regarding this robbery or the identity of the suspect, is asked to contact Detective K. Hertrich-Nunn with the Fayetteville Police Department at (910) 709-8063 or Crimestoppers at (910) 483-TIPS (8477).

Crimestoppers information can also be submitted online by completing the anonymous online tip sheet or by text-a-tip on your mobile device by sending a message to 274637 (in the text box type "4Tip" followed by your message).

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