Man robs Cary bank after attempting to rob another
by WNCN Staff
CARY, N.C. -
Police said a suspect robbed the First Citizen Bank in Cary after his attempted to rob the Fidelity Bank was thwarted by bank employees.
Employees of the Fidelity Bank, located at the intersection of Cary Parkway and Old Apex Road, locked the doors when they saw a man approaching wearing a hoodie, glasses and gloves around 4:10 p.m., police said.
Police said the suspect left the Fidelity Bank on a bike.
The same suspect entered the First Citizens Bank at 1825 Kildaire Farm Road 26 minutes later and jumped the counter, police said.
The suspect took an undisclosed amount of money and left in a green Z-71 Chevy Pickup truck, police said.
He was last seen traveling northbound on Kildaire Farm Road.
Police described the suspect as standing 6 feet tall, slim build wearing blue jeans, work boots, gray hoodie, bandana, glasses and gloves.
Anyone near the area during the time of the armed robbery or who may have information related to this crime is encouraged to contact the Town of Cary Police Department at (919) 469-4012 or Cary Crime Stoppers at (919) 460-4636. Crime Stoppers pays up to $2,500 for information resulting in the arrest or indictment of those responsible for committing certain types of crimes. All calls will be kept confidential at caller's request.