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BSO SEEKS TO I-D BANK ROBBER

BSO Case Number: LS02-08-362
PIO Number: 02-8-43
Date: August 21, 2002
Place of Occurrence: 221 E. Commercial Blvd., Lauderdale-By-The-Sea

Victim(s):

  • Sun Trust Bank, 221 E. Commercial Blvd., Lauderdale-By-The-Sea

Suspect(s):

  • Unidentified white male, between the ages of 25 and 35, approximately 5-foot-8, 260 lbs., dark hair, goatee, wearing a blue baseball cap and a gold chain around his neck.

Description of Incident:

Broward Sheriff's Office Robbery detectives are asking for a quick response from the public in helping to identify the man who robbed a bank in Lauderdale-By-The-Sea this afternoon.

Shortly after 1:00 p.m. on Wednesday, August 21, 2002, the criminal walked into the Sun Trust Bank at 221 E. Commercial Boulevard. He handed the teller a robbery note and told the teller that he was robbing the bank.

The bank employee handed over an undisclosed amount of cash and the thief fled the scene. The robbery took about two minutes and no weapon was displayed.

BSO detectives, working with the Federal Bureau of Investigation, are asking anyone with information on the identity of the robber or on this crime to come forward. Surveillance photos of the suspect are attached to this news release on our website at www.sheriff.org.

There is a reward of up to $1,000.00 for anonymous information leading to the arrest of this bank robber. Anyone with information should call Crime Stoppers at
(954) 493-TIPS.

INVESTIGATORS: Dets. L. Pugliese & L. Crew, CI
THIS REPORT BY: Hugh Graf / PIO 8/21/02 4:30 p.m.

Attachments

  • BANK ROBBERY SUSPECT - Reward of up to $1,000.00 for Information Leading To The Arrest Of This Unidentified Bank Robber - Call Crime Stoppers at (954) 493-TIPS
  • BANK ROBBERY SUSPECT - Reward of up to $1,000.00 for Information Leading To The Arrest Of This Unidentified Bank Robber - Call Crime Stoppers at (954) 493-TIPS
  • BANK ROBBERY SUSPECT - Reward of up to $1,000.00 for Information Leading To The Arrest Of This Unidentified Bank Robber - Call Crime Stoppers at (954) 493-TIPS

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