Suspect Sought in Bloomingdale PNC Bank Robbery

By Tamas Mondovics

Bank Robbery Suspect #1Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office detectives are seeking the public’s assistance to identify a man that robbed the PNC Bank on Bloomingdale Ave. on Wednesday, March 18, claiming to have a bomb.

According to detectives the suspect is a male, 26 – 35 years of age, 5’1″ – 6’1″, brown hair with bleached blonde goatee with dark roots.

Wearing a full body painter’s suit that included a painter’s hood, clear goggles, Bank Robbery Suspect #4and dark gloves, the suspect entered the bank located at 821 east Bloomingdale Ave. The suspect entered the bank and confronted the teller, while implying that he had a bomb, deputies said.
After receiving an undisclosed amount of currency, he fled the area on a blue mountain bike to an unknown make and model vehicle.

The incident occurred around 5 p. m. , similiar to another recent robbery in the same area.

Bank Robbery Suspect #5Anyone with any information referencing the suspect is asked to call the Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office at 247-8200, or anyone with any information regarding the identity and whereabouts of this suspect and who wants to be eligible for a cash reward is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-873-TIPS (8477), report anonymously online at www.crimestopperstb.com, or text “CSTB plus your tip” to C-R-I-M-E-S (274637)

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