Goldsboro Police: Man Arrested After Robbing Bank & Ditching Money In The Mall

A Goldsboro man is in jail after police say he robbed a bank Friday afternoon.

It happened at the New Century Bank in Goldsboro around 3:00 p.m. Friday.

Goldsboro Police say 23-year-old Aaron Allen went into the bank and demanded money, then took off towards Berkeley Mall.

Police say the suspect ran into a department store, where he stashed the money.

An officer saw Allen, who matched the suspect's description, and caught up with him after a short chase on foot.

The money was also recovered.

Police say Allen is in the Wayne County Detention Center under a $250,000 bond.