Gaston Police arrest man in Concord bank robbery

Published 11:36 am Friday, June 5, 2015

A Lincolnton man was charged in a Concord bank robbery a day after he was spotted on the bank’s surveillance video.

Concord Police issued a statement saying they were looking for a male who walked into Wood Forest Bank at 5825 Thunder Road on Wednesday, handed the teller a note, demanded money and ran out with cash.

Robert Daniel Moore, 24, of the 2000 block of Old Salem Lane, Lincolnton, was charged Thursday with felony common law robbery and felony obtaining property by false pretenses.

Authorities said after the robbery, Moore got into a black sport utility vehicle and left the area. Police say the same man was picked up on Thursday by Gastonia Police.

Gastonia Police said they had a suspect in custody who matched the description given by Concord authorities, a statement said.

The man confessed during an interview with Concord Police, officials said.

Moore remains in the Gaston County jail under a $21,000 secured bond. He’s also being charged by Gaston Police for failure to appear.