Tuesday, April 24, 2018
Public safety

Tampa detectives search for bike-riding robber

TAMPA — Detectives were searching Wednesday for a man who robbed two people withdrawing money from ATMs this month.

In the robberies Saturday and Tuesday, the man arrived at the Bank of America at 1720 East Fowler Ave. on a small silver bicycle resembling a mountain bike, Tampa police said.

The man told his victims he had a gun and demanded they withdraw money, then took their keys and cellphones. He headed east on Fowler Avenue after both robberies, police said.

Anyone with information is asked to call Tampa police at (813)231-6130.

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