Man wears furry hat during Cary bank robbery, police say

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CARY, N.C. (WNCN) – Cary police said a suspect wearing a black jacket, a furry hat and sunglasses robbed a Wells Fargo on Harrison Avenue Tuesday morning.

Police responded to a robbery in progress call around 11:45 a.m. at the Wells Fargo at 1701 Harrison Ave.

The suspect never showed a weapon but implied he had one, police said.

“A white male wearing a brown fur trapper hat and sunglasses entered the bank. With a black cloth around his face, he demanded money from the teller,” Cary Police said in a press release.

In addition to the fur trapper hat – also called a Russian ushanka — the suspect is described as approximately 5’10” to 6’1” and was wearing a black jacket.

The suspect left the scene on foot with an undisclosed amount of cash.

No one was injured in the incident.

Anyone near the area during the time of the robbery or who may have information related to this crime is encouraged to contact the Town of Cary Police Department at (919) 469-4012 or Cary Crime Stoppers at (919) 460-4636.

Crime Stoppers pays up to $1,500 for information resulting in the arrest or indictment of those responsible for committing certain types of crimes. All calls will be kept CONFIDENTIAL at caller’s request.

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