|Information Sought: Bank Robbery Suspects Sought|
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|Polk County Crime Stoppers|
Polk County Sheriff's
Office Robbery Unit detectives are searching for two suspects wanted in a
armed bank robbery that occurred this morning (Monday, Feb. 9, 2004) at the
American Bank and Trust located at 70 Deland Drive in Indian Lake Estates
near Lake Wales. At approximately 7:55 a.m. this morning, two suspects (one
armed with a handgun) broke through the glass front door of the bank
(which was closed at the time) and forced two employees into the bank safe.
Prior to locking the employees in the safe, the suspects demanded the
vehicle keys from one of the employees. The suspects then fled with an
undisclosed amount of cash through a back door and took off in the
employee's vehicle, a 2001 Chevy Suburban.
The suspects abandoned the stolen vehicle about a mile away from the scene. The two Hispanic male suspects are described as:
Both suspects appeared to be wearing fake mustaches. Detectives are seeking any information that may lead to the arrests of the suspects. Anyone with information who wishes to remain anonymous and be eligible for a cash reward is asked to call Polk County Crime Stoppers at 1-800-226-TIPS. To speak to a robbery detective reference the case, call the Sheriff's Office at 533-0344, or 534-6379.
A cash reward 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 1-800-226-TIPS. Anonymity is Guaranteed!
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
February 1, 2001