Crime

Raleigh police quickly catch suspect in bank robbery near Crabtree Valley Mall

Raleigh police arrested a man they say robbed a Capital Bank branch Tuesday near Crabtree Valley Mall.

Jacob Corey Johnson, 29, was charged with robbery with a dangerous weapon and possession of a stolen motor vehicle, according to Raleigh police.

Just after noon, police were dispatched to Capital Bank on Edwards Mill Road. The suspect gave the teller a note. The teller complied, and the suspect left.

There were no customers in the bank and no injuries, according to a news release.

The police caught Johnson on Yonkers Road.

Ashad Hajela reports on public safety for The News & Observer and The Herald-Sun. He studied journalism at New York University.
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