Man charged in robbery at SECU branch in Rocky Mount

ROCKY MOUNT, N.C. (WTVD) -- Rocky Mount police have made an arrest in the robbery of a credit union.

The robbery happened about 11:30 a.m., on Jan. 6 at the State Employees Credit Union branch at 805 N. Fairview Road.

The robber entered the credit union and gave an employee a note demanding money.

Surveillance image of the credit union robbery suspect.

Rocky Mount Police Department

The suspect fled the SECU before police arrived.

No one was injured during the incident.

On Friday, Rocky Mount Police identified the suspect as 36-year-old Mahmoud Majdi Shehadeh.

Shehadeh was arrested at the Executive Inn at 1821 N. Wesleyan Blvd. He was charged with common law robbery and received a $20,000 secured bond.

He is being held at the Edgecombe County Detention Facility.

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