Police: Man accused of robbing north Charlotte bank

Credit: Charlotte-Mecklenburg Sheriff's Office

Tony Jess Combs


by WCNC.com Staff


Posted on April 10, 2013 at 6:35 AM

Updated Sunday, Nov 3 at 6:44 AM

CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- Charlotte-Mecklenburg police arrested a man accused of robbing a bank in north Charlotte on Tuesday.

Police said  24-year-old Tony Jess Combs tried to rob the PNC Bank off of W.T. Harris Boulevard at about 2 p.m.

When officers arrived on scene, they began to circulate the area and located a man matching the description of the bank robbery suspect. 

An officer attempted to speak to Combs but he fled on foot.

After a short foot chase the subject was taken into custody and positively identified by witnesses. 

Officers located in the suspect’s possession the money that was taken in the robbery. 

If anyone has additional information concerning this case, please contact Crime Stoppers at 704-336-1600.