Nov 13, 2014 1:23 PM by News Staff
Authorities are searching for a man suspected of robbing the Tri Counties bank in Durham Thursday morning.
The suspect reportedly entered the bank at 9411 Midway around 10:25 a.m. and then fled the scene. Sheriff's officials say the suspect was armed with a handgun, wearing a San Francisco Giants hat and a medical mask.
The man was last seen exiting the banks, crossing the railroad tracks and then entering an orchard, heading towards Jones Avenue.
Officials locked down schools in the immediate area and called in a K-9 unit, but the search efforts came up empty. The lockdowns have been lifted.
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