FIRST ON 3: Bank robbed, suspect in custody
NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC (WWAY) — Sheriff’s deputies are on the scene of a bank robbery in New Hanover County. A Sheriff’s Office spokesman says it happened at the BB&T at 5610 Castle Hayne Road around noon.
Investigators say a man passed a note to a teller that said he had a weapon, but he did not show a weapon. They say they got a description of the suspect’s vehicle. Deputies pulled a man over on US 421 near the Battleship and detained him, according to Sheriff’s Office spokesman Sgt. Jerry Brewer.
WWAY NewsChannel 3 has a crew at the scene and will have more information tonight on WWAY NewsChannel 3 at 5 and 6.
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