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Hillsborough deputies seek man suspected in three bank robberies

TOWN 'N COUNTRY — Hillsborough County deputies on Tuesday were looking for a man suspected in three bank robberies across Tampa Bay.

The Sheriff's Office said the man robbed a Bank of America at 8320 Hanley Road about 2 p.m. on Monday.

Deputies said he entered the bank, approached a teller and presented a demand note before fleeing with an undisclosed amount of cash.

The robber was described as white, in his late 40s, 6 feet to 6 feet 2, and weighing 220 to 240 pounds. He has dark, shoulder-length hair and is clean shaven. He was wearing a black baseball cap, black sunglasses, a black jacket over a black sweater, black pants and carrying a black backpack and black organizer.

The man is believed to be responsible for two other robberies at a Pasco County BB&T and a Hernando County Superior Bank.

Deputies ask anyone with information about the robber to call the Sheriff's Office at (813) 247-8200, Crime Stoppers at 1-800-873-8477, or report anonymously at crimestopperstb.com. People also can text "CSTB plus your tip" to C-R-I-M-E-S (274637).

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