Hillsborough County
David Gee, Sheriff
Tampa, FL
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    Release Number: 11-371

    • For Immediate Release:
    • Public Information Office of Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office
    • November 4, 2011
    • Contact Person:
    • Debbie Carter : dcarter@hcso.tampa.fl.us
    • 813/247-8059

    Bank Robbery

    Deputies quickly apprehend bank robbery suspect.
    • Friday
    • November 4, 2011
    • Time: 10:52 AM
    • Central Bank
    • 716 West Fletcher Avenue
    • Tampa, FL


    Michael Charles Poore
    DOB 5-3-62
    115 South Willow
    Cookeville, Tennessee


    • Robbery


    At approximately 10:52 a.m. the suspect entered the Central Bank, approached a teller and presented a demand note. The suspect also implied that he had a weapon. After receiving an undisclosed amount of currency, the suspect fled the bank and entered a 2002 Chevrolet Trail Blazer. A witness via cell phone was able to provide the location of the suspect after he left the bank. Deputies responded to 1511 East 131 avenue where they detained the suspect. Deputies recovered the stolen money and the demand note. Poore was taken into custody without incident and charged with robbery.

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