Durham County

Police: He robbed a Durham bank but his getaway didn’t last

Durham police got an assist from law enforcement in Mint Hill on Tuesday with the apprehension of a bank robbery suspect

Christopher Edward King was wanted for robbing a bank Monday morning. He was arrested in Mint Hill near Charlotte on Tuesday, according to Durham police.

Police said a man entered Mechanics & Farmers Bank at 2705 Durham-Chapel Hill Blvd., around 10:30 a.m., on Monday and handed a teller a note demanding money. He implied he had a weapon. The man fled with an undisclosed amount of cash, according to the report.

King, 31, of Durham, was wanted on one count of robbery with a dangerous weapon.

Joe Johnson: 919-419-6678, @JEJ_HSNews