Police: Burke Co. bank robbed at gunpoint

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Police need the public’s help in identifying a man who is suspected of robbing a Burke County bank Friday afternoon.

VALDESE, N.C. - Police need the public’s help in identifying a man who is suspected of robbing a Burke County at gunpoint bank Friday afternoon.

Valdese police said the armed robbery occurred at the BB&T Bank on Main Street.

The robber is described as a white man in his early 20s, 6 feet tall with short facial hair. The man was wearing black sweatshirt, black pants, black baseball cap and a gray shirt underneath the sweatshirt, police said.

Anyone with information is urged to call police at 828-879-2100 or the Burke County Crime Stoppers at 828-437-333.