Make us your home page

Today’s top headlines delivered to you daily.

(View our Privacy Policy)

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 People also can text "CSTB plus your tip" to C-R-I-M-E-S (274637).

Follow This Just In on Twitter.

Hillsborough deputies seek man suspected in three bank robberies 03/29/11 [Last modified: Tuesday, March 29, 2011 1:08pm]
Photo reprints | Article reprints

© 2017 Tampa Bay Times


Join the discussion: Click to view comments, add yours

  1. Rays set to activate Tommy Hunter from DL


    The Rays plan to activate RHP Tommy Hunter from the DL for Thursday's series finale against the Angels.

  2. Reporter says Republican candidate in Montana body-slammed him (w/video)


    HELENA, Mont. — Witnesses said the Republican candidate for Montana's sole congressional seat body-slammed a reporter Wednesday, the day before the polls close in the nationally watched special election. Authorities said late Wednesday that Greg Gianforte has been cited for misdemeanor assault over incident with …

    Greg Gianforte, right, receives congratulations from a supporter in Helena, Mont., in March. [Associated Press]
  3. Culpepper falls just short on 'Survivor' finale

    Human Interest

    In the end, Tampa lawyer Brad Culpepper fell just short, and the ex-Tampa Bay Buccaneer lost Survivor: Game Changers and the $1 million prize to Sarah Lacina, a police officer from Iowa.

  4. Families dispute claims that slain Tampa Palms roommates shared neo-Nazi beliefs


    TAMPA — Andrew Oneschuk never liked making small talk on the phone, his father said, but the last time the two spoke, something seemed off.

    Andrew Oneschuk and Jeremy Himmelman lived in a Tampa Palms apartment with Devon Arthurs and Brandon Russell. Oneschuk and Himmelman reportedly planned to move out.
  5. Brad Culpepper makes it to final 3 on Survivor, but jury picks Sarah

    The Feed

    UPDATE, WEDNESDAY NIGHT: Tampa's Brad Culpepper make it to the final 3 on Survivor, but jurors chose Sarah as the winner of the $1 million.

    Original report follows:

    "The Tables Have Turned" - Brad Culpepper, Tai Trang and Hali Ford on the fourth episode of SURVIVOR: Game Changers on the CBS Television Network. Photo: Jeffrey Neira/CBS Entertainment