Lincoln Co. deputies searching for armed robbery suspects
The men entered the bank around 11 a.m. demanding money.
DENVER, N.C. (WBTV) - Lincoln County Sheriff’s detectives are looking for two men who robbed a bank in Denver Monday morning.
Deputies were called around 11:10 a.m. to the State Employees Credit Union on N.C. 73 Highway after receiving a report from the bank’s alarm company.
Two men entered the bank shortly after 11 a.m. and demanded money from the teller, deputies say.
One of the suspects jumped the counter and grabbed money from locations in the bank. Several customers in the bank were ordered to lie on the floor.
Deputies say both suspects were armed with handguns.
The suspects are described as Black males wearing black or navy sweatshirts. They fled the scene in a black SUV, possibly a Mitsubishi, traveling west on N.C. 73 Highway.
Anyone who recognizes the suspects or suspect vehicle is asked to contact the Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office at 704-732-9050, the Lincoln County Communications Center at 704-735-8202 or Lincolnton/Lincoln County Crime Stoppers at 704-736-8909.
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