Man arrested after unsuccessful attempt at robbing Raleigh bank

Philip Tameen Janvier (Raleigh-Wake CCBI)
Philip Tameen Janvier (Raleigh-Wake CCBI)

RALEIGH, N.C. (WNCN) – The man who was seen on security footage attempting to rob a Bank of America in Raleigh on Sept. 20 has been arrested, Raleigh police announced.

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Philip Tameen Janvier, 34, of Raleigh, was arrested by Wake County Sheriff’s Office deputies on Sept. 28. Raleigh police have obtained an arrest warrant for Janvier charging him with attempted common law robbery in connection with the attempted robbery.

Officers were dispatched to a robbery call around 10:20 a.m. to the Bank of America at 2499 Crabtree Blvd., officials said.

Police said the suspect entered the bank and passed a note to the teller.

Police initially said the suspect fled the scene on foot after the teller complied with the note’s demands. However, later that afternoon, police said the man “fled the bank without successfully completing the robbery.”

Janvier is currently being held in the Wake County Detention Center and is being held under a $100,000 secured bond.

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