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Third suspect arrested in Lumberton bank robbery

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By Erin Smith

A third suspect has been arrested in connection to the armed robbery for the PNC Bank in Lumberton. The FBI announced that Daquan Pridgen, 26, was arrested in Fayetteville and transported to the Cumberland County Detention Center. 

He is facing charges of three counts of second degree kidnapping, robbery with a dangerous weapon, conspiracy to commit robbery with a dangerous weapon, possession of a firearm by a felon and two counts of assault on a law enforcement officer with a firearm. 

A fourth suspect remains at large. 

According to the FBI, four armed men walked into the PNC Bank in Lumberton last week and walked out with an undisclosed amount of money. 

The men were spotted in a gray Saturn and led law enforcement on a chase which crossed two counties. According to the FBI, the men fired shots at law enforcement officers and the officers returned fire. It is not know if any of the suspects were wounded. 

Also arrested are Jeramie Vaughn and Rashad Young. They are facing the same charges and are being held in the Robeson County Jail.