Durham County

Police seek alleged April 28 SECU branch robber Melvin Williamson of Durham

Melvin Andrew Williamson, 50, of Durham, is being sought by police for an April 28 robbery.
Melvin Andrew Williamson, 50, of Durham, is being sought by police for an April 28 robbery. Durham Police Department

Durham police are trying to locate Melvin Andrew Williamson, 50, of Durham, who has been charged with common-law robbery in connection with a robbery at the State Employees’ Credit Union at 3810 Ben Franklin Blvd. on the morning of April 28.

Durham Police Department spokeswoman Kammie Michael said Thursday night that Williamson is also wanted for common-law robbery in Davie County.

In the Durham robbery, a male -- allegedly Williamson -- entered the SECU branch shortly before 10 a.m. and demanded money. No weapon was seen during the robbery. The suspect fled with an undisclosed amount of cash.

He was originally described as a black male in his 40s wearing a blue sweatshirt, blue jeans and a blue hat.

Anyone with information about Williamson’s whereabouts is asked to call Investigator C. Krieger at 919-560-4582, ext. 29245 or CrimeStoppers at 919-683-1200.

CrimeStoppers pays cash rewards for information leading to arrests in felony cases and callers do not have to identify themselves.

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