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Chad Chronister, Sheriff
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    Release Number: 18-701

    • For Immediate Release:
    • Public Affairs Office of Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office
    • October 2, 2018
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    Deputies Catch Bank Robber In The Act

    The suspect was still inside the bank when deputies arrived.
    • Monday
    • October 1, 2018
    • Time: 1:00 PM
    • Chase Bank
    • 2802 E Fletcher Avenue
    • Tampa


    Emmanuel N. Adonteng
    DOB 11/2/1994
    Black male

    Charge: Robbery - Felony


    Emmanuel N. Adonteng entered Chase Bank in the University Area around 1 p.m. this afternoon and submitted a written demand for cash to a bank teller. In his note, Adonteng indicated that he was armed.

    A bank teller called 911 for help at 1:05 p.m. and HCSO District I Patrol Deputies arrived less than two minutes after the call and surprised the would-be robber. The suspect was still inside the bank when deputies arrived and was arrested without incident. No one was hurt and no weapon was recovered.

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