Serial bank robbery suspect strikes in Pinellas Park

May 1st, 2015 by Staff

The suspect walked into the bank armed with a silver handgun.

(BTLS Staff) PINELLAS PARK, Fla. – Authorities in the Tampa Bay area are asking for the public’s assistance in identifying a serial bank robber.

The unidentified white male struck again on Thursday at the Fifth-Third Bank location in the 7700 block of 66th St. North in Pinellas Park.

According to a Pinellas Park Police Department report the suspect entered the bank just before 4 pm. He was armed with a handgun the report states.

He approached a teller behind the counter, brandished the weapon and demanded cash. The man fled with an undisclosed amount of money. Investigators believe the man is responsible for six similar crimes in Pinellas and Hernando counties.

Fortunately nobody was injured during the incident.

The suspect is between 40 and 50 years of age and stands approximately 6′ tall with a heavy build. He has black/gray short hair, a goatee and dark glasses.

The man has a medium complexion, was wearing a black hat with an unknown logo on the brim, khaki colored cargo shorts, a long-sleeved black shirt and white tennis shoes.

If you have any information about this case or know the identity of the suspect, please contact the Pinellas Park Police Department at 727-541-0758. If you wish to remain anonymous, please call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-873-8477.

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