Police looking for man accused of robbing Eden bank at gunpoint

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EDEN, N.C. – Police are looking for a man accused of robbing a bank in Eden at gunpoint on Friday afternoon.

Eden police said they were called to Carter Bank and Trust at 630 Fagg Drive at about 4:30 p.m. Friday in reference to an armed robbery.

The suspect is accused of taking an undisclosed amount of cash and leaving. Police did not say if anyone was hurt during the incident.

The suspect allegedly left the bank and ran to a Wendy’s restaurant parking lot where he jumped into a waiting vehicle, according to authorities.

The vehicle was described as a newer model cream or beige compact sport utility vehicle that fled south on Van Buren Road.

Police described the suspect as a 6-foot-tall male, with a dark complexion, wearing a white T-shirt, green winter coat, black jeans, blue and white tennis shoes and a navy blue ski mask.

The investigation is ongoing. Anyone with any information can call Sergeant David Lamberth at Eden Police Department at (336) 623-9755 (24hr) or (336) 623-9240 (Office).

Anyone wishing to remain anonymous can also call Rockingham County Crimestoppers at (336) 349-9683.

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