Pittsboro, NC – At approximately 10:40 am this Friday morning, June 16, 2023, Pittsboro Police department was dispatched to an armed robbery that had just occurred at Truist Bank at 44 Powell Place Lane. On-duty patrol officers and command staff responded to the scene. Witnesses report that the suspect displayed a firearm during this robbery, but there were no injuries. The suspect had already left the premises before the arrival of our units.
Patrol officers and our detective immediately began investigating the incident and attempting to locate the perpetrator.
At this time, no one has been taken into custody. The Pittsboro Police Department wishes to reassure residents in and around Pittsboro that there’s no apparent ongoing danger related to this situation. If anyone has any information regarding this incident, we encourage you to share that with us by calling 919-542-2911 and asking to speak with an officer with the Pittsboro Police department.
We also thank the agencies who have and continue to assist us in this matter, including the Chatham County Sheriff’s Office, Lee County Sheriff’s Office, and North Carolina State Highway Patrol, among others.”