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Pinellas deputies seek suspect in Wachovia Bank robbery


Suspect sought in Wachovia robbery

Pinellas deputies are investigating a robbery that took place Tuesday morning at a Wachovia Bank.

According to the Pinellas County Sheriff's Office, a man entered the bank at 2515 West Bay Drive around 9 a.m., approached a teller with a note and implied he had a gun.

The man ran away after a teller gave him money.

He is described as white, about 20 to 30 years old, 5 foot 10 to 6 feet tall and about 150 to 160 pounds.

He was last seen wearing a white, long-sleeve, button-down collared shirt tucked into dark pants, a white ball cap and dark sunglasses.

The Sheriff's Office asks anyone with information to call Detective Jeffery Capra at (727)582-6200. Or, to remain anonymous, call Crime Stoppers toll-free at 1-800-873-8477.


City invites feedback on Urban Trails Master Plan

The city of Largo will hold a community workshop at 5 p.m. April 29 to collect feedback for the proposed Urban Trails Master Plan.

The workshop will be at Largo Public Library, 120 Central Park Drive. When complete, the plan will include an urban trail network that provides bicycle and pedestrian access from neighborhoods to local parks, the Pinellas Trail, shopping centers, schools and transit stops.

Community members are encouraged to attend. For information or to complete a survey, visit or contact Darci Dore at (727) 587-6749, ext. 7350.

'Think Twice' writer to discuss work

Bestselling thriller writer, lawyer and columnist Lisa Scottoline will discuss her work at 1 p.m. May 8 at Largo Public Library, 120 Central Park Drive.

Scottoline writes "Chick Wit,'' a weekly column for the Philadelphia Inquirer. She also teaches Justice and Fiction at Pennsylvania State University.

Tickets are $25 in advance; $30 at the door and include a copy of Scottoline's newest thriller, Think Twice. Tickets are available at the library or by calling (727) 586-7398. For information, visit greaterlargo

Registration open for city's basketball league

Registration is now open for Largo's Recreational Basketball League for men ages 35 and older.

Games will be held Thursday nights at Highland Recreation Complex, 400 Highland Ave., Largo.

Register your team by April 30.

League play begins May 13. Cost is $275 per team for residents; $345 for non-residents. Payment is due at time of registration.

For information or to register your team, visit or call (727)587-6740, ext. 5007.

Pinellas deputies seek suspect in Wachovia Bank robbery 04/20/10 [Last modified: Tuesday, April 20, 2010 8:30pm]
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