Raleigh man arrested for allegedly robbing a Roanoke Rapids PNC Bank

ROANOKE RAPIDS -- 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.