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Clearwater Police seek man who robbed banks, credit union

CLEARWATER — Police are searching for a man who recently robbed three banks and a credit union in north Pinellas county, according to Clearwater police officials

The suspect first robbed the PNC Bank branch at 2498 Gulf to Bay Blvd. on May 26, police said, walking up to a counter and wrapping a black scarf around his face before exposing a silver handgun and demanding $20, $50 and $100 dollar bills.

In similar circumstances, the man robbed two other PNC Bank branches at 2575 Countryside Blvd. and 2650 Roosevelt Blvd. in Largo, police said.

The man is also believed to have robbed a Florida Central Credit Union in New Port Richey.

The robber in each of the previous incidents was seen wearing a black baseball cap and sunglasses with a scarf draped around the lower part of his face.

Police urge anyone with information to contact the Clearwater Police Department at (727) 562-4422.

Clearwater Police seek man who robbed banks, credit union 07/16/12 [Last modified: Monday, July 16, 2012 2:45pm]
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