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St. Petersburg police search for armed bank robbery suspect

St. Petersburg police are searching for the masked gunman who robbed the Republic Bank at 6300 Fourth St. N at about 9:40 a.m. Friday. Anyone with information about this case is asked to call the St. Petersburg Police Department at (727) 893-7780 or text SPPD plus the tip to TIP411. [St. Petersburg Police Department]
St. Petersburg police are searching for the masked gunman who robbed the Republic Bank at 6300 Fourth St. N at about 9:40 a.m. Friday. Anyone with information about this case is asked to call the St. Petersburg Police Department at (727) 893-7780 or text SPPD plus the tip to TIP411. [St. Petersburg Police Department]
Published May 24, 2019

ST. PETERSBURG — Officers are searching for an armed man who robbed a bank this morning and injured two people, police said.

The incident took place at about 9:40 a.m. at the Republic Bank at 6300 Fourth St. N.

The gunman entered the bank wearing a mask and carrying a gun.

No one in the bank was shot, but police said he struck two people with the firearm before leaving with an undisclosed amount of cash.

The two people he attacked suffered minor injuries, police said.

Anyone with information about this case is asked to call the St. Petersburg Police Department at (727) 893-7780 or text SPPD plus the tip to TIP411.

Contact Sarah Verschoor at sverschoor@tampabay.com. Follow @SarahVerschoor.

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