Man arrested shortly after robbing Durham bank, police say

Durham County News

DURHAM, N.C. (WNCN) — Durham police arrested a man for robbing a bank Thursday morning, a news release said.

Police said Emanuel Joel Lennon, 50, of Durham entered the First Citizens Bank at 7101 Fayetteville Rd. around 11:15 a.m. He handed a teller a note demanding money. Lennon then fled the bank with a small amount of cash.

A short time later, a Durham police investigator located a man matching Lennon’s description at a nearby bus stop on Fayetteville Road.

Lennon was then arrested and charged with common-law robbery.

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