Bradenton bank robbery under investigation

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Posted: Tuesday, January 8, 2013 11:46 am | Updated: 3:55 pm, Tue Jan 8, 2013.

BRADENTON - Detectives are investigating a Bank Robbery at First Bank 415 53rd Ave West, Bradenton.

Around 9:20 am, an unknown suspect walked into the bank and presented the teller with a note demanding money.

The teller handed over an un-disclosed amount of cash. The suspect then walked out and drove away in a pick-up truck. No one was injured in the robbery.

Witnesses describe the suspect as a white male in his late 40’s, around 6 feet tall, thin build, short hair, wearing dark blue shorts and a dark colored polo shirt. His vehicle is believed to be a late model black or brown Ford pick-up truck with an extended tail gate and tinted windows.

Anyone with details on the case is asked to contact the Manatee County Sheriff’s Office at 941-747-3011 x 2519 or Crime Stoppers at 866-634-TIPS.

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