Masked man robs Venice Wells Fargo

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Posted: Saturday, November 2, 2013 7:06 pm | Updated: 10:48 am, Fri Jun 13, 2014.

VENICE, Fla. - The Sarasota County Sheriff's Office is investigating a robbery at Venice bank that happened Saturday.

It happened at noon at the Wells Fargo Bank on the Venice Bypass just north of Center Road.

According to the sheriff's office, the suspect entered the bank wearing a mask and left with an undisclosed amount of money. A customer pursued the suspect but was sprayed with mace.

The suspect fled in a red sedan that was driven by an unknown accomplice.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Sarasota County Sheriff's Office at 861-5800 or Crime Stoppers at 366-TIPS.

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