The Associated Press
SALISBURY, N.C. (AP) -- A man accused of flashing a handgun and
robbing a Bank of America branch left behind a helpful clue for
police: a wallet, with a driver's license in it.
Police were searching Thursday for Alfred Pleasant Hemric Jr., 41, of
Lexington on a warrant charging him with robbery with a dangerous
Investigators who compared the license with surveillance video
footage and witnesses' accounts say they believe Hemric is the robber.
A man entered the bank Tuesday afternoon, gave the teller a note
demanding money and displayed a silver, large-frame semiautomatic
handgun, police Lt. David Belk said.
The teller complied and the man ran from the bank with an undisclosed
amount of money, dropping some cash outside and leaving his wallet in
the bank, Belk said.
No one was injured during the robbery.
Deputy police chief Steve Whitley said he couldn't remember a robber
ever dropping a driver's license at the scene of a bank robbery in
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"We've had them write requests down on deposit slips or on the back
of a pay stub, that type thing," he said. "Occasionally they'll do
things like that, not often though."