Information Sought: Armed Robbery - CAPTURED!
From the
Files of . . .
Polk County Crime Stoppers
Polk County Sheriff’s Office Robbery detectives are seeking information concerning the whereabouts of a robbery suspect wanted for the armed robbery of the First Union National Bank located at 5720 Cypress Gardens Blvd. in Winter Haven. 

Deputies responded to the bank alarm around 9:45 a.m. on Monday, August 11, 2002.  The suspect, a black male, entered was wearing a dark hat, a black jacket with hood, gloves, and a black bandanna wrapped around his face.  The suspect entered through the front lobby doors armed with an unknown type of handgun.  He jumped over the front counter and demanded money from a teller, threatening to shoot her if she did not comply.  When a bag of money was handed to the suspect, he fled the bank on foot in an easterly direction. 

Anyone with information concerning the whereabouts of the suspect should contact Polk County Sheriff’s Detective Greg Wagner at 1-800-226-0344.

Anyone with information who wants to remain anonymous and be eligible for up to a $2,000 reward is asked to call Polk County Crime Stoppers at 1-800-226-TIPS.

 A reward of up to $1,000 may be awarded for information leading to the arrest or indictment of a suspect or suspects. Anyone with information is asked to contact Polk County Crime Stoppers at
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February 1, 2001

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