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Clearwater police want help finding BB&T bank robber

CLEARWATER

Police seek help to track down bank robber

The Clearwater Police Department has released surveillance photos from a bank robbery that took place Jan. 30. The robbery occurred just after 5 p.m. at the BB&T bank branch at 23684 U.S. 19 N. Authorities said the robber handed the teller a note and implied that he had a gun. The teller turned over an undisclosed amount of money and the robber left. The robber is roughly 30 years old, 5-foot-9, 190 pounds, with a dark complexion, short hair and clean-shaven. Anyone with information about the case is asked to call the Clearwater Police Department Tip Line at (727) 562-4422.

Charity for kids needs volunteers

Those interested in volunteer opportunities at Clothes To Kids are invited to Volunteer Discovery Day at its Clearwater store, 1059 N Hercules Ave. From 10 a.m. until noon Monday, the organization will hold tours and provide informational sessions sharing its mission and the important role volunteers play in CTK's operations. For information, contact Leslie Bednarski at (727) 441-5050, ext. 23, or via e-mail at Leslie@Clothes ToKids.org.

Tarpon Springs

Attend Valentine Tea downtown

The shops in historic downtown Tarpon Springs will host the sixth annual Valentine Tea from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. today along Tarpon Avenue. The event includes an appraisal fair from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Train Depot, 106 E Tarpon Ave. Cost is $5 per item appraised. Call (727) 934-9255.

Musicians to help community theater

More than 30 singers, dancers and instrumentalists will donate their time and talents to raise funds for community theater programs at 7 p.m. Sunday at the Tarpon Springs Performing Arts Center, 324 Pine St. Tickets are $30, $25, $20 and $15. Call (727) 942-5605 or visit www.tarponarts.com.

LARGO

Treats aplenty at jewelry show

Treat your sweetheart or yourself to something dazzling for Valentine's Day. Largo's special events department is coordinating its first All That Glitters Jewelry Show from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday at Ulmer Park. Crafters and artisans will have their wares on display to sell. Admission is free. Ulmer Park is at 301 W Bay Drive. For information, visit www.largoevents.com.

Clearwater police want help finding BB&T bank robber 02/06/09 [Last modified: Friday, February 6, 2009 8:36pm]
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