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BB&T branch robbed this morning

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Wilson police are looking for the suspect in a robbery that occurred Friday morning at the BB&T branch on South Tarboro Street.

Law enforcement responded to the bank located at 1604 S. Tarboro St. at 9:14 a.m. in regards to a robbery. When officers arrived they spoke to a bank employee who said that a man robbed the bank of an unknown amount of a money, according to Sgt. Steve Stroud.

He said no one was injured as a result of the robbery.

Police released a surveillance photograph of the suspect and describe him as a black man, 25 years old with dreads, wearing a red shirt with a yellow logo, blue jeans and a black hat. Police said the suspect is possibly driving a light, gray Chevrolet Impala.

Police ask anyone with information regarding this case to contact the Wilson Police Department at 252-399-2323 or CrimeStoppers at 252-243-2255.

— Olivia Neeley

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