Police respond to Carolina Beach bank robbery

Police respond to Carolina Beach bank robbery
Carolina Beach police are searching for this man suspected of robbing a bank on Friday. (Source: WECT)
The Carolina Beach Police Department is asking for the public's help in identifying the suspect in the attempted robbery of the Hardee's at 254 N. Lake Park Blvd. Thursday night. (Source: CBPD)
The Carolina Beach Police Department is asking for the public's help in identifying the suspect in the attempted robbery of the Hardee's at 254 N. Lake Park Blvd. Thursday night. (Source: CBPD)

CAROLINA BEACH, NC (WECT) - Carolina Beach police are asking for the public's help to locate a man suspected of robbing a bank Friday afternoon.

According to a news release from the Carolina Beach Police Department, a man in his late 20s or early 30s entered First Citizen's Bank at 612 North Lake Park Boulevard, passed a note to a teller demanding money and fled on foot.

No weapon was displayed during the incident.

The bank robbery and an attempted robbery at the Hardee's on N. Lake Park Blvd. Thursday night are believed to be connected, according to the release.

Police say a woman entered the fast food restaurant around 7:30 p.m. and passed a note to an employee demanding money. When the employee left the counter to tell co-workers, the woman left the restaurant and fled the scene.

Anyone with information should call the Carolina Beach Police Department at 910-458-2540 or 911.

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