Bank robber remains on the loose

Published 12:00 am Monday, December 18, 2006

SCOTLAND NECK – A bank robbery occurred Monday morning at the BB&T on Main Street in Scotland Neck.

According to Scotland Neck Police Chief Doug Pilgreen, the suspect entered the bank at approximately 10:42 a.m. and handed a note to a teller demanding money. The note also stated that the suspect had a weapon, though no weapon was ever displayed.

An undisclosed amount of money was taken.

Pilgreen said after the robbery the suspect ran behind the bank and got into a white car, possibly a Ford Taurus.

Pilgreen said the car was last seen going north on US 258 toward Rich Square.

At the time of the robbery the suspect wore a dark coat and bandages over his face.

The suspect is still at large.

Pilgreen urged the public to come forward with any information regarding the robbery. Any one with information is encouraged to call either the Halifax County Crime stoppers at 252-583-4444 or the Scotland Neck Police Department at 252-826-4112.