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Clearwater police seek bank robber

Published Nov. 26, 2014

CLEARWATER — Police are seeking the public's help to find the suspect in a bank robbery on Tuesday on U.S. 19 in the Countryside area.

Police said a man armed with a silver semiautomatic handgun held up the SunTrust Bank at U.S. 19 and Countryside Boulevard shortly before 1:30 p.m. He fled from the bank across Countryside Boulevard.

He is described as white, between 40 and 50 years old and about 5 feet, 10 inches tall. He was wearing a black long-sleeve shirt, black hat, black pants, black backpack and light colored shoes. He had a goatee and prescription glasses.

Anyone with information about this case is urged to call Clearwater police at 727-562-4242.