Police beat

Apr. 08, 2014 @ 05:56 PM

Durham woman reported attempted robbery
DURHAM – A 43-year-old woman told police that she narrowly escaped a robber at a Durham drive-through ATM last month.
The woman told investigators that she was at the Wells Fargo ATM at 2000 West Main Street about 11 p.m. on March 14 when a man approached with a knife and demanded money. He cut her hand before she drove away, according to police spokeswoman Kammie Michael. Nothing was taken.
The woman described the suspect as a white man, about 30, wearing a black hooded sweatshirt and black hat and carrying a book bag.

In other news:

- On April 3, a 43-year-old Durham man told police he was robbed in a parking lot in the 2200 block of Morehead Avenue. He told investigators that two men armed with guns got out of a black vehicle, approached him and took his wallet and phone.
- On March 31, a resident in the 900 block of Constitution Drive reported the burglary of $2,350 worth of jewelry and electronics.
- On March 31, a resident in the 1100 block of North Miami Boulevard reported the burglary of $3,279.99 worth of jewelry and electronics.
- On April 4, a resident in the 3600 block of Mountain Brook Circle reported the theft of $9,000 worth of equipment, including a trailer, Kawasaki mower and Toro riding mower.
- On March 5, a resident in the 1000 block of Rosedale Avenue reported the burglary of $7,500 worth of electronics, cash and jewelry.
- On March 30, a resident in the 2000 block of Bedford Street reported the burglary of a Mossberg 12-gauge shotgun, with an estimated value of $450.
- Harvey Lee Nelson, 51, of Troy Street in Durham was arrested Monday and charged with possession with intent to manufacture, sell or deliver heroin, possession with intent to sell or deliver marijuana and possession of drug paraphernalia. He was released from Durham County Jail after posting $10,000 bond.

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