|Information Sought: Serial Bank Robber Captured|
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|Polk County Crime Stoppers|
Polk County Sheriff's Office Robbery detectives are seeking information about a suspect wanted for several bank robberies in and around Polk County.
At 3:07 p.m. today, January 24, 2005, the suspect entered the Mid-Florida Credit Union at 105 East Van Fleet Drive in Bartow, handed the teller a note demanding cash, and walked out of the door headed eastbound. It is not known what type of vehicle the suspect used.
The suspect is Wesley Caruthers, DOB 2/25/65, white male in his late 30's, 5'8", 185 lbs., with brown hair and green or hazel eyes. The suspect can be seen in 2 photos from 2 different bank robberies' surveillance videos: today's robbery, and the Mulberry Suntrust bank robbery that occurred on January 20, 2005.
The suspect is also wanted
in the following robberies:
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
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