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Pasco deputies looking for suspect in robbery of BB&T bank in New Port Richey

NEW PORT RICHEY

Deputies look for suspect in bank heist

Authorities are searching for a large man who robbed a BB&T bank Tuesday afternoon. The man walked into the bank at 6213 State Road 54 about 4 p.m. and verbally threatened a teller, then fled with an undisclosed amount of money, the Pasco County Sheriff's Office said. He is described as a black man, 6 feet 5 inches tall and weighing about 270 to 300 pounds. He had a beard and was last seen wearing a red, white and blue hat with a Budweiser logo, a long-sleeve T-shirt with a University of South Florida Bulls logo, sunglasses and a yellow vest. Anyone with information is asked to call the Sheriff's Office at (727) 844-7711.

NEW PORT RICHEY

Meet candidates at Saturday event

The West Pasco Historical Society will host a candidates meet-and-greet event at 1:30 p.m. Saturday at the gazebo in front of the museum at 6431 Circle Blvd., between Sims Park and Orange Lake. All local candidates have been invited to attend and they will divide a 90-minute block among them for their campaign remarks. Members of the historical society will bring a dessert to share, and candidates may bring one as well. The historical society will provide water and iced tea. For information visit www.westpascohistoricalsociety.org or email info@westpascohistoricalsociety.org.

WESLEY CHAPEL

Bilirakis to speak to Republican Club

U.S. Rep. Gus Bilirakis will be the guest speaker at 7 p.m. Aug. 9 of the Wesley Chapel Republican Club, which meets at the Hyundai dealership, 27000 Wesley Chapel Blvd. (1 mile west of Interstate 75). Bilirakis, of Palm Harbor, is serving his third term in Congress, where he serves on the committees for Homeland Security, Veterans Affairs and Foreign Affairs. For information, contact club president Mike Moore at wcrepublican@att.net.

DADE CITY

Enjoy the Muppets at free movie

See the new Muppets movie at 4 p.m. Saturday at Shepherd of the Hills Lutheran Church, 37015 Orange Valley Lane. Admission, popcorn and lemonade are all free. For information, call (352) 567-8424.

Pasco deputies looking for suspect in robbery of BB&T bank in New Port Richey 07/31/12 [Last modified: Tuesday, July 31, 2012 9:36pm]
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