Crime

Dilworth bank robbery suspect arrested just blocks away

December 04, 2017 08:45 PM

A suspect in Monday’s armed robbery of a bank in Charlotte’s Dilworth neighborhood was arrested just blocks away.

The robber ran from the PNC Bank in the 1000 block of East Boulevard after brandishing a weapon to steal cash at about 4:10 p.m., police said.

Police said they found the suspect after getting a detailed description of him from people in the bank. The suspect and the cash were found several blocks away, WSOC-TV reported.

Aaron Raley, 25, was arrested without incident, according to Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police.

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Aaron Raley
Mecklenburg County jail

Police were interviewing Raley on Monday night and said he will be jailed on a charge of robbery with a dangerous weapon.

Joe Marusak: 704-358-5067, @jmarusak