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Lumberton Police arrest man attempting to rob bank

Wilburt Kinlaw Jr. Source: Robeson County Sheriff's Office. Wilburt Kinlaw Jr. Source: Robeson County Sheriff's Office.

LUMBERTON, NC (WMBF) – A 55-year-old man is in jail after attempting to rob a bank in Lumberton Thursday morning, according to Lumberton Police.

Officers responded to a call for a bank robbery in progress at the BB&T at 2700 North Elm Street at 9:17 a.m. and took Wilburt Kinlaw, Jr. into custody without incident at the scene, according to a news release from the department. Kinlaw did not have a weapon, and no one was hurt.

Kinlaw was charged with attempted common law robbery, and his bond was set at $50,000 secured. As of Friday afternoon, he is being held at the Robeson County Detention Center.

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