Crime

Two men apprehended 20 minutes after police say they robbed a Chapel Hill bank

Shannon Linford McCormick, left, and Thomas Len Filter
Shannon Linford McCormick, left, and Thomas Len Filter

Two men were arrested Thursday 20 minutes after police say they robbed a bank in Chapel Hill.

Shannon Linford McCormick, 39,and Thomas Len Filter, 58, both of Chapel Hill are accused of robbing the PNC Bank at 101 E. Rosemary St. around noon Thursday.

McCormick was charged with common law robbery. He was placed in jail under a $20,000 secured bond.

Filter was charged with accessory after the fact and felony possession of stolen goods. He was placed in jail under a $15,000 secured bond.

Colin Warren-Hicks: 919-419-6636, @CWarrenHicks
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