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Release Number: 09-062

For Immediate Release

Public Information Office

March 5, 2009

Debbie Carter:

(813) 247-8060


















































White male, 25 – 30 years of age, 5’10” – 6’, 170- 185 lbs.,   thin build, wearing light gray sweatshirt with hoodie, jeans, gray cloth covering face, dark sunglasses and wearing gardener type gloves with rubber on the palms.


Armed with a large knife.












Attempted robbery


March 5, 2009 at 9:00 a.m.


Washington Mutual

2615 S.R. 60 East, Valrico





The armed suspect entered the bank, approached a teller and made a demand for money.  The suspect fled the bank without receiving any money.  He fled southbound from the bank on foot.


Anyone with any information reference the suspect is asked to call the Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office at 247-8200 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-874-8477.