Deputies arrest woman accused of robbing Lincoln County bank

Deputies arrest woman accused of robbing Lincoln County bank

DENVER, N.C. — Deputies arrested a woman who they said held up a bank Tuesday morning in Lincoln County.

Officials responded around 9:30 a.m. to the People's Bank on South NC-16 Business in Denver after reports of a woman robbing the bank.

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They said 56-year-old Diana Michelle Weeden showed a note saying she had a gun and demanded money. No gun was ever seen.

Investigators said Weeden ran from the bank.

Deputies said they found her around 10 a.m. near a car behind a nearby Food Lion. They said they recovered $2,600.

Weeden was arrested and charged with one felony count of robbery with a dangerous weapon.

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