Conway man charged in Calabash bank robbery

Conway man charged in Calabash bank robbery

CONWAY, SC (WMBF) – A Conway man was arrested Monday afternoon for allegedly robbing a PNC Bank in Calabash, N.C., on Friday.

According to a press release from the Brunswick County Sheriff's Office, Kevin Michael Riera, is being held in the J. Reuben Long Detention Center. He will eventually be brought back to North Carolina and formally charged with common law robbery and second-degree kidnapping.

An arrest warrant alleges Riera robbed the bank of $2,500 and made a bank teller fear for her safety.

Bank surveillance cameras were able to get images of the suspect.

The South Carolina State Law Enforcement Division and Coastal Carolina University Public Safety assisted in the arrest.

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