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Bank Robbery

ONLY ON 3: Hear 911 call from Elizabethtown school threat

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videoPolice are still searching for a man they say robbed a bank in Elizabethtown Friday, and they're wondering if he's connected to a bomb threat at a nearby school around the same time. We now have the 911 call someone at the school from the bomb threat. Full story...
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Elizabethtown Police identify suspect in bank robbery

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video Police say Elizabethtown is a quiet community that rarely has much crime, but that changed today with two major incidents just minutes apart. Full story...
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FIRST ON 3: Bank robbed, suspect under $1M bond

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video A man is in jail under $1 million bond after a bank robbery in New Hanover County. A Sheriff's Office spokesman says it happened at the BB&T at 5610 Castle Hayne Road around noon. Full story...
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Police in Charlotte catch robbery suspect on train

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Police in Charlotte have captured a bank robbery suspect as he tried to escape on a light rail train, but they're having difficulty finding out who he is. Full story...
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Wilmington man convicted of bank robberies

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More than two years after he pulled off two bank heists just days apart, a Wilmington man has been convicted of the crimes. A federal jury found Reggie Andre Beckton guilty of two counts of bank robbery. Full story...
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Serial bank robber gets federal prison sentence

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A judge today sentenced Jonathan Lee Thompson, 52, to ten years and five months in prison followed by three years supervised release. Thompson must also pay more than $8,000 in restitution. Thompson was on supervised release after serving time for nine bank robberies when he robbed three Wilmington banks in 2009. Full story...
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Bank robbery suspect arrested

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Wilmington Police arrested a man early Saturday morning for a Friday afternoon bank robbery. Detectives had gotten a warrant Friday for 26-year-old Branden Paul Kolterjahn in connection with the armed robbery of the TD Bank at 802 S. College Road. Full story...
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Bank hostage sues police over treatment

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One of the hostages who survived a standoff at a Cary bank is suing the town's police department, saying they mistreated him after he was released by the would-be robber. Full story...
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Reward offered in search for Southport bank robber

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Police in Southport are looking for a man who robbed a bank this afternoon. Southport Police Chief Jerry Dove says it happened about 1:55 p.m. at the First Citizens Bank at Howe and W. West Streets. Full story...
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FIRST ON 3 UPDATE: Deputies get warrant for bank robbery suspect

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Brunswick County Sheriff's detectives have obtained a warrant for a man they say robbed a Calabash bank this afternoon. Investigators say Christopher Wilson Scott, 32, of Little River, SC, robbed the Security Savings Bank at 10231 Beach Drive SW around 12:25 p.m. Full story...
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