Raleigh man arrested for allegedly robbing a Roanoke Rapids PNC Bank

Roanoke Rapids Police Department (Roanoke Rapids Police Department)

Dannie Simon Parker Jr., 47, of Raleigh was arrested and charged with robbery, kidnapping, possession of stolen goods and driving without a license following a bank robbery Thursday morning.

Roanoke Rapids police responded to a panic alarm at the PNC Bank on Julian Allsbrook Highway around 9:00 a.m.

Once on scene, police learned a man entered the bank, spoke with employees and then handed one a note asking for money.

Bank employees complied and the suspect fled on foot.

Roanoke Rapids Police Department Officers, Halifax County Sheriff's Office Deputies and City-County Drug Task Force Agents located the suspect, Parker, on I-95 south bound and took him into custody without incident.

Parker was given a $1,000,000.00 bond.
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