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Wells Fargo branch near Northgate robbed. Getaway made on foot.

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A man, implying he had a gun, robbed the 900 W. Club Blvd. branch of Wells Fargo bank near Northgate Mall Thursday afternoon.
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A man, implying he had a gun, robbed the 900 W. Club Blvd. branch of Wells Fargo bank near Northgate Mall Thursday afternoon.

Durham police are investigating a bank robbery Thursday at a branch of Wells Fargo Bank at 900 West Club Boulevard near Northgate Mall.

Police said a man entered the bank around 3:15 p.m. and handed a teller a note demanding money. The man implied he had a gun. After receiving an undisclosed amount of cash, the man fled on foot.

Police described the suspect as a tall black male who was 30 to 40 years old. He was wearing dark clothing and a gray hat.

Police were on the scene at about 3:30 p.m. They roped off the bank and its parking lot with a police crime scene tape cordon.

Anyone with information is asked to call Investigator D. Cramer at (919) 560-4440, ext. 29414 or CrimeStoppers at (919) 683-1200. CrimeStoppers pays cash rewards for information leading to arrests in felony cases and callers never have to identify themselves.

Joe Johnson: 919-419-6678, @JEJ_HSNews

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