3 in custody after bank robbery thwarted in Winston-Salem

Winston-Salem police car. (WGHP file photo)

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. — Three people are in custody after an attempted bank robbery in Winston-Salem Tuesday morning, according to Winston-Salem police.

The robbery was reported at 11:45 a.m. at the Bank of America at 4001 University Parkway.

Police said one suspect went inside the bank while two others stayed in a car outside.

The suspect demanded cash with a letter but bank employees didn’t give him anything.

A Winston-Salem police officer leaving the District 1 office around the corner from the bank was able to catch the suspects in the act.

The names of the suspects have not been released.

Google Map for coordinates 36.151480 by -80.278453.

4001 University Pkwy, Winston-Salem, NC 27106

Notice: you are using an outdated browser. Microsoft does not recommend using IE as your default browser. Some features on this website, like video and images, might not work properly. For the best experience, please upgrade your browser.