Bank robbery suspect sought in Tampa

Bank robbery suspect sought in Tampa
Bank robbery suspect sought in Tampa

TAMPA, Fla. (WFLA) – The Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office are looking for a male suspected of robbing the Chase Bank located in the 2800 block of Fletcher Avenue on Wednesday afternoon.

Officials responded to the bank around 2:00 p.m. after reports of the suspect entering the bank, handed a note to a bank worker implying he was “Heavily Armed” before demanding money.

Bank officials gave the suspect an undisclosed amount of money before running from the area on foot.

The suspect is described as a black 6-foot 8-inch black male with a thin build, short hair, black mustache and goatee. Officials believe the suspect is between 25 and 30 years old. He was last seen in a black jacket, maroon checkered shirt, blue jeans and carrying a black backpack.

Crime Stoppers of Tampa Bay is offering a reward of up to $3,000 for information that leads to the identification and arrest of the unknown suspect involved in this case.  Anyone with any information regarding the identity of the suspect and who wants to be eligible for a cash reward is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-873-TIPS (8477), report anonymously online at www.crimestopperstb.com or send a mobile tip using the P3 Tips Mobile application.  Crime Stoppers must be contacted first in order to be eligible for a cash reward.

Get our hottest stories
delivered to your inbox
Sign up for News Channel 8’s Noon Newsletter to get
updates on the day’s top stories

 

 

WFLA.com provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others and keep the conversation on topic and civil. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s