Fayetteville police arrest 2 men in robbery of First Citizens Bank

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Thursday, September 27, 2018
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Fayetteville police searching for a masked suspect who robbed a First Citizen's Bank.

FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. (WTVD) -- Fayetteville police have arrested two men who are accused of robbing a Fayetteville bank Monday afternoon.

It happened around 12:30 p.m. at the First Citizens Bank along the 100 block of Broadfoot Avenue.

On Thursday, police said 27-year-old Todd Williams, of Hope Mills, and 35-year-old Benny Thomas, of Cameron, were arrested in connection with the crime.

Police said one of the suspects entered the bank with a rifle, demanded money, and fled with an undisclosed amount of cash.

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Both men were booked into the Cumberland County Detention Center and charged with robbery with a dangerous weapon and conspiracy to commit robbery with a dangerous weapon.

Williams is being held under a $900,000 secured bond, while Thomas is being held under a $250,000 secured bond.

Anyone with information regarding this robbery is asked to contact Sergeant J. Rauhoff with the Fayetteville Police Department at (910) 929-6890 or Crimestoppers at (910) 483-TIPS (8477).

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