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Police: Bank robber leaves behind pack he said contained explosives

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.

Police: Bank robber leaves behind pack he said contained explosives 06/03/13 [Last modified: Monday, June 3, 2013 1:53pm]

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