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Pasco deputies seek man who robbed Holiday bank

This man robbed a Bank of America branch at 4526 U.S. 19 in Holiday on Thursday, deputies say. 

Bank camera

This man robbed a Bank of America branch at 4526 U.S. 19 in Holiday on Thursday, deputies say. 

HOLIDAY

Deputies trying to track down bank robber

Pasco County deputies are searching for the man who robbed a Bank of America branch about 3 p.m. Thursday. The man, shown in the security camera image above, passed a teller a note demanding money and saying he had a gun, according to the Pasco Sheriff's Office. He fled the bank at 4526 U.S. 19 with an undisclosed amount of money. Pasco sheriff's spokesman Doug Tobin said no one was injured. Anyone with information is asked to call the Sheriff's Office at 1-800-854-2862, ext. 7850.

COUNTYWIDE

Several events will honor King

Celebrations are slated across Pasco County over the next few days in honor of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. The Rev. Cassie Coleman will speak at 9 a.m. Saturday about "Unity: One Community, One Purpose, One Dream" at a Martin Luther King scholarship breakfast at St. Paul Missionary Baptist Church, 14518 Seventh St. in Dade City. The suggested donation is $5, which helps support an annual scholarship for a Pasco County student. Other speakers will address the same theme of unity at an event at 11 a.m. Monday at the Pasco Middle School auditorium, 13925 14th St. in Dade City. The event, organized by several east Pasco churches and organizations, will also include musical performances. The African American Club of Pasco will host its big Martin Luther King event at 10:30 a.m. Monday, starting with a prayer and a song by a choir, then a symbolic march from the Union Missionary Baptist Church at 6235 Pine Hill Road, just off Congress Street in Port Richey, to the African American Club building at 6105 Pine Hill Road. The event will continue with speakers and entertainment, as well as refreshments. And at Saint Leo University, youth advocate and lecturer Al Duncan will speak at 3 p.m. Monday on "Exceptional Service To Others: The Price of Greatness," a speech about King, social justice, the power of altruism and the nature of servant leadership. The event will take place in the Greenfelder-Denlinger Boardrooms of the Student Community Center at the university, 33701 State Road 52 in St. Leo, 4 miles east of Interstate 75.

Crash kills woman, injures two others

An 81-year-old New Port Richey woman was killed and her 83-year-old husband and another person were injured in an accident Thursday morning in Clearwater. Story, Local.

Inside:

• Two hours after his release from the Land O'Lakes jail, a man is killed walking on U.S. 41. Story, Page 3

• A Wesley Chapel man leads the Tampa Generals wheelchair rugby team into an international tournament this weekend. Story, Page 6

Pasco deputies seek man who robbed Holiday bank 01/12/12 [Last modified: Thursday, January 12, 2012 8:58pm]
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