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David Gee, Sheriff
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    Release Number: 12-289 (12-286)

    • For Immediate Release:
    • Public Information Office of Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office
    • July 30, 2012
    • Contact Person:
    • Debbie Carter : dcarter@hcso.tampa.fl.us
    • 813/247-8059

    Bank Robbery Suspect Strikes Twice On Friday

    Detectives are seeking the public's assistance in identifying man in surveillance photos.
    • Friday
    • July 27, 2012
    • Time: 9:00 AM
    • TD Bank
    • 6176 41 Hwy N
    • Apollo Beach, Florida

    ****Update as of July 30, 2012****

    This suspect committed a similar style robbery at the Bank of American located at 2301 South Florida Avenue in Lakeland on the same day as the robbery in Hillsborough County. The robbery in Lakeland occurred at 4:30 p.m. and photos from the Lakeland robbery are attached.


    Black Male, 25-30 years, 6’ – 6’2”, 180-250 lbs., Stocky build
    Last seen wearing a black/blue/white full face motorcycle helmet with charcoal gray jacket with blue stripes, charcoal gray gloves, black shorts with gray stripes, black socks and white tennis shoes.

    Suspect Vehicle: Red bicycle (Recovered)

    Weapon: None seen


    On July 27, 2012 at approximately 9:00 a.m. an unknown black male suspect entered the TD Bank located at 6176 Hwy N in Apollo Beach. The suspect rode up to the bank on a bicycle and entered the bank wearing a full face motorcycle helmet. The suspect demanded cash from the teller. Upon receiving an undisclosed amount of US currency, the suspect fled the scene on foot.

    Anyone with any information reference the suspect is asked to call the Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office at 247-8200 or anyone with any information regarding the identity and whereabouts of this suspect and who wants to be eligible for a cash reward is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-873-TIPS (8477), report anonymously online at www.crimestopperstb.com or text "CSTB plus your tip" to C-R-I-M-E-S (274637).
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