Hillsborough County
Chad Chronister, Sheriff
Tampa, FL
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    Release Number: 15-266

    • For Immediate Release:
    • Public Information Office of Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office
    • May 21, 2015
    • Contact Person:
    • Public Information Office : piooffice@hcso.tampa.fl.us
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    Bank Robbery

    Deputies quickly apprehend suspect.
    • Thursday
    • May 21, 2015
    • Time: 12:44 PM
    • Suntrust Bank
    • 6704 Memorial Highway
    • Tampa

    Suspect:


    Kenneth Philip Carter
    DOB: 2-22-64
    Address: At large

    Charges:

    • Bank Robbery
    • Fugitive from Justice (Texas) (Violation of Parole - Unlawful Use of Motor Vehicle)

    Details:

    On May 20, 2105 at approximately 12:44 p.m., Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office deputies responded to 6704 Memorial Highway (Suntrust Bank) in reference to a bank robbery. An unknown white male suspect entered the business and passed the teller a note, stating he had a bomb and was demanding money. The suspect fled the business before receiving any money. Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office K-9 and aviation were called to assist in a search of the area. Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office Street Crimes deputies came into contact with a subject (Kenneth Carter) behind 8464 Hillsborough Avenue West (Ross). Carter was taken into custody for the incident after being identified as the suspect by bank employees. Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office Bomb team responded and cleared the business.

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