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Police release video of SunTrust bank branch robbery suspect

Published Oct. 16, 2013

ST. PETERSBURG — Detectives are looking for a man they say used a handwritten note to rob the SunTrust branch at 301 38th Ave. N on Tuesday.

Around noon, police said, the man walked into the bank and handed the teller a note indicating he had a gun. The teller gave him money, police said, and he ran from the bank.

Police described as a white male, between 50 and 60 years of age, 5-feet-5 to 5-feet-7 tall and weighing 120 to 140 pounds. He is clean-shaven, police said, and had a fair complexion.

The man was wearing faded blue jeans, a three-button, long sleeved jersey blue shirt, white sneakers, a dark "fisherman's style" hat and dark sunglasses.

Anyone with information about this case is urged to contact Detective Allyn Stone at (727) 893-4928 or the Communications Center at (727) 893-7780. Anonymous tipsters can call our Tip Line at (727) 892-5000 or send a text message to (727) 420-4911.