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Brooksville police search for two bank robbers

BROOKSVILLE — Brooksville police are searching for two men they say robbed the Chase Bank at 7179 Broad St. about 9:10 a.m. Monday.

According to a department press release, the robbers threatened to ignite an incendiary device and demanded money from a clerk. After taking an undisclosed amount of cash, the two men ran from the bank.

Investigators said that the suspects may have fled north on S Broad Street in a newer-model white Dodge Charger.

One robber is described as a black man, 5 feet 9, weighing about 160 pounds. He was last seen wearing a long-sleeved white shirt, white pants, gloves, framed glasses and a white baseball-type hat. The other robber is described as 6 feet tall, 180 pounds and wearing a long-sleeved white shirt with a light blue over shirt, dark pants, dark glasses and a black skull-type hat.

Anyone with information is asked to call Brooksville police at (352) 540-3800 or Anonymous Tips toll-free at 1-866-990-8477.

Brooksville police search for two bank robbers 03/28/11 [Last modified: Monday, March 28, 2011 1:33pm]
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