Pinellas County Sheriff’s detectives are asking for help to identify the man in this photo wanted in connection with the Jan. 9 robbery of a Wells Fargo Bank in Seminole. Authorities believe the same man is connected with bank robberies in Largo.
SEMINOLE – Pinellas County Sheriff’s detectives are asking for the public’s help to identify a suspect wanted in connection with the Jan. 9 robbery of the Wells Fargo Bank, 13099 Park Blvd. in Seminole.
The suspect is described as a white male age 30 to 40, approximately 6 foot 2 inches, 180 pounds, short brown hair, unshaven with crooked teeth and a tattoo on his upper chest/neck area. He was last seen wearing dark colored pants, a black jacket with white stripes and a white colored baseball hat with an unknown design on the front of it.
At approximately 5 p.m. Wednesday a white male suspect entered the Wells Fargo Bank at 13099 Park Blvd. in Seminole and demanded money from a bank teller. The suspect handed the teller a note demanding the cash and not to set off any alarms. During the incident, the suspect implied he had a gun. However, no weapon was seen.
After leaving the bank, the suspect was last seen running around the east side of the building, then through a shopping center parking lot where he may have gotten into the front passenger seat of an older model (late 90s to early 2000), black colored Ford Mustang. This vehicle was last seen northbound on 131st Street N.
This suspect is believed to be involved in other recent Largo area bank robberies.
The investigation continues.
Anyone with information that may assist detectives in this investigation is asked to contact Detective Keith Johnson of the Robbery/Homicide Unit at 727-582-6200; or to remain anonymous and be eligible for a cash reward, contact Crime Stoppers at 1-800-873-TIPS.