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Bradenton bank robber caught on surveillance, then by deputies

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Update: Manatee County Deputies arrested Kevin Potts, 43, this morning. Potts was charged with armed robbery.


The Manatee County Sheriff's Office needs your help to catch a bank robber.

Deputies responded to the robbery Thursday afternoon at 1:30 p.m. at Wells Fargo Bank, located at 404 53rd Ave. West in Bradenton.

Witnesses say the suspect handed a note to a teller demanding money and implied he was armed. The suspect took an undisclosed amount of cash and left the bank.


The suspect is described as a white male, 5’10’’, 150 pounds, age 30’s to 40’s. He was wearing a red and black hat with the number 14 on the front, gray long sleeve shirt and black pants.

Anyone with information on the suspect is asked to call the MCSO at 941-747-3011 or Crime Stoppers at 866-634-TIPS.