Chapel Hill Celebrates Arbor Day Nov. 17
The Town of Chapel Hill’s annual Arbor Day celebration will be held at 11:15 a.m. Friday, Nov. 17, at Chapel Hill Town Hall, 405 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd., in the parking lot on the corner of Columbia and Stevens streets.
Suzie Roth’s third grade class from Northside Elementary School will participate and do a presentation of The Giving Tree.
Chapel Hill Police Seek Assistance in Bank Robbery
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The Chapel Hill Police Department is seeking assistance in the apprehension of a suspect involved in a robbery at the PNC Bank at 101 East Rosemary St. around 4 p.m. Friday.
The suspect is a 5-foot-10-inch black male in his 30s described as having a close-cropped or shaved hair and beard and a thin build. He was wearing a white t-shirt and jeans, glasses, a red baseball cap turned inside out and brown work boots.
Witnesses said he left the side exit of the bank on foot and may have entered a dark grey newer model Honda Accord with tinted windows and a Texas license plate. The vehicle was last seen headed north on Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard.
If you see the vehicle or person matching this description, do not attempt to approach; please call 911 immediately.
If anyone has information about this incident, you may also call either the Chapel Hill Police Department at 919-968-2760 or Crime Stoppers at 919-942-7515. Calls to Crime Stoppers are confidential and anonymous, and the caller may be eligible for a cash reward up to $2,000 for information that leads to an arrest. You can also leave tips for Crime Stoppers at crimestoppers-chcunc.org.