Rocky Mount man arrested in credit union robbery

ROCKY MOUNT, N.C. (WNCT) – Police have arrested a suspect in a Rocky Mount bank robbery.

It happened at the State Employees Credit Union at 805 Fairview Road in Rocky Mount at 9:44 a.m. on Friday. The same credit union was robbed on January 20.

The suspect, now identified as 44-year-old Kenneth Earl Cooper, ran north into the Edgecombe Meadows apartment complex, police said. He was arrested late Friday night in the Goldrock area of Rocky Mount. Cooper is currently in the Edgecombe County Jail.

No one was injured during the robbery.

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