LARGO — The Tampa Bomb Squad is examining a backpack left behind by a bank robber who claimed it contained an explosive device.
The Fifth Third Bank at 1698 Missouri Ave. was evacuated around 9:30 a.m. Monday after the robber fled on a bicycle with an undisclosed amount of money.
Police are asking the public's help in identifying the robber. He is described as a black man about 5-foot-9, with a thin build, wearing black, red and white tennis shoes and black clothing.
Anyone with information may contact the Largo Police Department at (727) 587-6730.