Suspect Sought in East Charlotte Bank Robbery

From The Charlotte Observer by April Bethea, August 29, 2012

Authorities are searching for a man who they say robbed a BB&T Bank branch in east Charlotte on Wednesday.

Authorities are searching for a man who they say robbed a BB&T Bank branch in the 8800 block of Albemarle Road in east Charlotte on Wednesday. Anyone with information about the suspect is asked to call Charlotte-Mecklenburg Crime Stoppers at 704-334-1600 or the FBI’s Charlotte office at 704-672-6100.

The robbery occurred around 11:05 a.m. at the BB&T branch in the 8800 block of Albemarle Road. No injuries were reported.

The Federal Bureau of Investigation said the suspect walked into the bank and passed a note to the teller. The suspect received cash, then walked out of the building, authorities said.

The suspect was described as a black male who is about 6-foot to 6-foot-1 with a slender build. The man was wearing a multi-colored hat, long sleeve shirt, and blue hospital scrub type pants, authorities said in a news release.

Anyone with information about the suspect is asked to call Charlotte-Mecklenburg Crime Stoppers at 704-334-1600 or the FBI’s Charlotte office at 704-672-6100.

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