It happened at the SunTrust Bank on Martin Luther King Jr Boulevard just before 3 p.m.
The suspect went into the bank and gave the teller a note demanding money.
He then put a grocery bag on the desk and said it had an explosive device in it.
This is the man @raleighpolice are looking for in connection to a bank robbery off MLK on the east side of town. Police said he put a grocery bag on the counter after passing teller a note. Said bag had an “explosive device” in it. Suspect still on the run tonight. #ABC11 pic.twitter.com/IAE2gUhkdq— Josh Chapin (@JoshChapinABC11) August 5, 2019
The suspect took off after the teller gave him money.
No one was injured.
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