HENDERSONVILLE, N.C. (QUEEN CITY NEWS) — A Concord man wanted in connection to a bank robbery earlier this week in Statesville is now wanted for a hit at a bank in the mountains Wednesday.
According to the Hendersonville Police Department, there was a reported robbery at the First Citizens Bank Wednesday just after 5 p.m. There reportedly was a white male described to be in his early to mid-40s who entered the bank and told tellers he had a gun.
Hendersonville Police quickly identified and obtained warrants for Kelvin Wayne Simmons. Simmons, 46, has multiple outstanding warrants for the same charge in other cities.
He is wanted for robbing the First Horizon Bank in Statesville, and police said he was seen carrying a lunch box.
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There is no vehicle description available for the Hendersonville incident, but in previous robberies, the suspect was seen traveling in a possibly newer model Hyundai Santa Fe as well as a different model black SUV.
Simmons was released from prison in October 2022 after being charged with resisting an officer, attempted robbery with a dangerous weapon, and felony breaking and entering in 2001.