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Chad Chronister, Sheriff
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    Release Number: 15-530

    • For Immediate Release:
    • Public Information Office of Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office
    • October 20, 2015
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    Bank Robbery Arrest

    Suspect took a cab to the bank robbery.
    • Monday
    • October 19, 2015
    • Time: 12:00 AM
    • Sun Trust Bank
    • 9601 Dr Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd East
    • Tampa

    Suspect:


    Robert Levantini
    DOB: 8-6-81
    10288 S.W. 82 Terrace
    Ocala

    Charge:

    • Robbery

    Details:

    On October 19, 2015 at 11:14 am the suspect took a cab to the Sun Trust bank located at 9601 Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. East, walked into the bank and presented a demand note. After receiving an undisclosed amount of money, the suspect fled the bank in the cab he arrived in.

    Investigation revealed that prior to the suspect walking into the Sun Trust bank to rob it, he went to the outside ATM and checked his personal bank account. After robbing the bank he took the cab to the Hard Rock Casino where he then took a second cab, making a stop at another bank where he deposited some of the stolen money into his personal bank account. He then went and checked into the Knights Inn located at Highway 301 and Interstate 4 where he was taken into custody without incident.

    It was learned that the suspect had been released from State Prison on March 13 of 2015.

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