Suspect Robs Local Bank

Authorities are looking for a suspect who robbed a local First Citizens Bank on Thursday.

Around 9:41am the suspect entered the First Citizens Bank branch located at 222 East Main Street in Buies Creek. The robber approached the teller and demanded money.

The suspect was described a black male between the age of 30 and 40, 5 foot 9, with short goatee-style facial hair, wearing a black hooded sweatshirt, white striped hat with red designs, red pants, red shoes and an orange reflective safety vest.

A person was reported as suspicious at a bank in the Angier city limits on Wednesday. Harnett County authorities said they would like to talk with that person but said at this time he is not considered a suspect in Thursday’s robbery.

Anyone with information on the First Citizens Bank robbery is asked to contact Detective Banker at 910-893-0142 or the Harnett County Sheriff’s Office Tip Line at 910-893-0300.