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Police seek man in St. Petersburg credit union robbery

ST. PETERSBURG — A man robbed the Pinellas Federal Credit Union at 3100 Fifth Ave. N of an undisclosed amount of money Wednesday morning, police said.

The robber entered the credit union at 10:41 a.m. talking on his cell phone, police said, then approached a teller and demanded money.

The robber implied that he was armed, but police said witnesses didn't see him brandish a firearm.

The robber is described as a black man in his 30s, about 6 feet 2 to 6 feet 4, weighing about 200 pounds. He had a medium complexion, moustache and goatee.

He was last seen wearing faded jeans, a black knit cap and a multicolored striped shirt underneath a brown winter coat. He also had on black gloves and shoes.

Police ask anyone with information about the robbery to call (727) 893-7179 or (727) 893-7780. Anonymous tipsters can call (727) 892-5000 or they can anonymously text police at (727) 420-8911.

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Police seek man in St. Petersburg credit union robbery 01/06/10 [Last modified: Wednesday, January 6, 2010 4:28pm]
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