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Release Number: 09-005

For Immediate Release

Public Information Office

January 9, 2009

Debbie Carter:

(813) 247-8060



























Suspect: Black male, 5’7” – 5’8” tall, 135 – 140 pounds, brown eyes, medium complexion last seen wearing a black ski mask with eye holes, hooded black sweatshirt, baggy dark denim pants, white tennis shoes




Suspect in the bank                                  Suspect in the parking lot







Attempted Armed Robbery


Monday, January 5, 2009 at 8:08 a.m.


American Momentum Bank

15150 N. Florida Avenue, Tampa






The suspect entered the American Momentum Bank and displayed a gun to the first employee that entered the bank and demanded money.  The suspect was unable to obtain any money and fled in the employee’s vehicle which was recovered a short distance from the incident scene.


Anyone with any information is asked to contact the Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office at 813-247-8200 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-873-8477.