UPDATE: New Bern Bank Robbery

New Bern police are investigating the report of a robbery that took place at the Wood Forest Bank located inside Wal-Mart store on Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd around 1:31 p.m. today.

The suspect was described as a black male, around 5’10”-6’0”, wearing black t-shirt, black long shorts, black ball cap, dark framed square glasses, carrying a black notebook.

The suspect walked into the bank approached the teller and handed them a note.

The suspect did not display a weapon. The suspect left the store and was last seen leaving the Wal-Mart parking lot in a black Ford Focus, possibly a 2009-2010 model.

New Bern police asks if anyone recognize the man to please call


New Bern police are investigating a bank robbery Friday afternoon.

Authorities say the Wood Forest Bank branch inside the WalMart was robbed. Police say no gun was shown and a teller was handed a note.

The Wal-Mart is on MLK Boulevard, just off Highway 70.

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