Pinellas County Sheriff’s Office
-Patrol Operations Bureau
White male, 5’10″-6’00″
Clothing – blue jeans with a light blue short sleeved shirt over a long sleeved black shirt, a motorcycle
helmet with the shield pulled down covering his entire head and face, and “Mechanix Wear Gloves”
What: Pinellas detectives are asking for the public’s help in identifying a Palm Harbor bank robbery suspect.
Where: BB&T Bank
35098 US Highway 19 N
Palm Harbor, FL
When: 5/6/2013 at 1:13 p.m.
Pinellas County detectives are seeking the public’s help in identifying an Armed Robbery suspect who robbed a BB&T Bank in Palm Harbor Monday.
On 5/6/13 at approximately 1:13 p.m. a white male suspect entered the BB&T Bank located at 35098 US Highway 19 North in Palm Harbor. The suspect approached the teller and placed a black colored backpack on the counter and demanded the clerk to fill it with money. As the teller was putting money in the backpack, the suspect lifted his shirt and displayed a black colored handgun he had on his waistband.
As the suspect was leaving the location, he dropped a small aerosol can labeled “Warning-Chlorine”. The suspect fled the bank, leaving the can behind.
The suspect was seen arriving in the area of the bank on a motorcycle shortly before the robbery. After leaving the bank, he was last seen headed southbound on US Highway 19 then turning westbound on Nebraska Avenue.
Anyone with information regarding the suspect’s identity is asked to contact Detective Keith Johnson of the Robbery/Homicide Unit at 727-582-6200. Or to remain anonymous and be eligible for a cash reward, contact Crime Stoppers of Pinellas at 1-800-873-TIPS (8477) or www.crimestoppersofpinellas.org.
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