• Police search for man accused of trying to rob Gaston County bank


    GASTONIA, N.C. - Police are looking for a man they say tried to rob a bank in Gastonia Thursday morning.

    Officials with Gastonia police said the man entered the Bank of America at 2401 West Franklin Ave. around 10 a.m. and demanded money.

    Authorities said the man wasn’t seen with a gun and no one was injured during the incident. He ran away on foot without any cash, officials said.

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    No arrests have been made.

    Anyone who can identify the robber is asked to call Gastonia police at 704-866-6702 or Crime Stoppers of Gaston County at 704-861-8000. 

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