Police investigating bank robbery in Carolina Beach

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Surveillance image of man wanted in bank robbery (Photo: CBPD)

CAROLINA BEACH, NC (WWAY) — The Carolina Beach Police Department is investigating a bank robbery.

Police say it happened around 11:30 a.m. Tuesday at the First Citizens Bank on N. Lake Park Blvd.

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The suspect entered the bank, demanded money, and left. He then got into a compact SUV waiting outside with a “getaway driver” and took off towards the Snow’s Cut Bridge.

Surveillance image of SUV used by the suspect wanted in bank robbery (Photo: CBPD)

Police say the suspect is described as a middle-aged white male, wearing a dark ball cap with the logo “CAT” on the front. The suspect concealed his face with a face covering and glasses. He was wearing a dark in color long-sleeve shirt with orange in color letters on the front. He was also wearing light faded blue jeans and gray athletic shoes. The investigation confirmed the suspect was caring a green bag.

If you know any information, call the Carolina Beach Police Department at (910) 458-2540 or anonymously at (910) 458-1246.

The police chief would not confirm if he had a weapon or not during the incident.