make WWAY your homepage  Become a fan on facebook  Follow us on twitter  Receive RSS Newsfeeds  MEMBERS: Register | Login

Three men charged with Thursday bank robbery

READ MORE:

WILMINGTON, NC (WWAY) -- Wilmington Police have arrested three men suspected of robbing a bank yesterday morning.

Robert Houston Ward, 39, of Leland, Warnie Dean Jones, Jr., 35, of Currie, and Brandice Charles Ward, 38, of Wilmington are charged with robbery with a dangerous weapon in connection with the robbery of the PNC Bank at 2015 S. 17th Street around 11 a.m. Thursday.

Police say while the robbers did not show a weapon, they threatened to use one. They left the bank with an undisclosed amount of money.

"The department received approximately 12 calls after surveillance photos were released to the public," WPD Capt. Jeff Allsbrook said in a news release. "This case serves as an example of how effective we can be with the help of the community. This case was solved in 24 hours."

Disclaimer: Comments posted on this, or any story are opinions of those people posting them, and not the views or opinions of WWAY NewsChannel 3, its management or employees. You can view our comment policy here.

»

Reply

The content of this field is kept private and will not be shown publicly.
  • Web page addresses and e-mail addresses turn into links automatically.
  • Lines and paragraphs break automatically.

More information about formatting options

To prevent automated spam submissions leave this field empty.
CAPTCHA
Please re-enter the code shown in the image below.