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Man attempts to rob Zebulon bank

Friday, May 17, 2013
Richard Gardner Ennis

Richard Gardner Ennis (Courtesy: Zebulon Police Dept.)

Police in Zebulon arrested have arrested a man after they said he tried to rob the First Citizens Bank on Wakelon Drive.

They say 50-year-old Richard Gardner Ennis, of Knightdale, walked up a bank employee just after 5 p.m. Friday and that this was a "bank robbery."

Police arrived on scene less than a minute later, and Ennis was taken into custody while he was still inside the bank.

No weapon was located and there were no injuries or shots fired.

Ennis did not obtain any money.

He will be charged with attempted common law robbery .

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