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Man robs BB&T bank in St. Petersburg

ST. PETERSBURG — Police are searching for a man who robbed a Central Plaza-area BB&T bank Thursday morning.

At about 9:30 a.m., a man wearing a beige hat with a bandana around his face walked into the bank at 100 34th St. N, possibly brandishing a handgun, police said. He left with an undisclosed amount of money.

No one was injured.

The robber is described as a black male in his 20s of medium build between 5 feet 8 inches and 6 feet tall. He was last seen getting into an older model Jeep and driving south.

Police are still at the bank.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Police Communication Center at (727) 893-7780 or the robbery unit at (727) 893-7179.

Man robs BB&T bank in St. Petersburg 12/17/09 [Last modified: Thursday, December 17, 2009 12:23pm]
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