Sunday, April 22, 2018
Public safety

Police seek help identifying man who robbed Largo bank

LARGO — A reward is being offered for tips that help authorities identify a man who robbed a bank Friday morning in Largo.

A man walked into the BB&T bank at 14141 Walsingham Road just after 9 a.m. and demanded money, police said. He did not show a weapon during the robbery and subsequently fled the bank on foot.

Prior to the robbery, the same man was seen loitering in a nearby Publix store, police said. Security cameras there captured images showing him dressed in dark pants and a dark jacket with white lettering on the back. He is described as a black man between 25 to 30 years old and about 5-feet 9-inches tall with a thin build.

Anyone with information that leads to the man's identity could be eligible for a reward of up to $1,000 through Pinellas County Crime Stoppers. Anyone with information can call 1-800-873-8477.

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