Bank of America Robbery Suspect Sought
On Thursday, June 20, 2013, at approximately 3:54 pm, deputies with the Lee County Sheriff's Office were dispatched to the Bank of America, 15620 Summerlin Road, in Fort Myers in reference to an armed robbery. Due to the nature of the incident, detectives with the Lee County Sheriff's Office Robbery Unit were assigned to continue the investigation.
Surveillance shows that a white or Hispanic male, thin build, wearing gloves, a ski mask and carring a plastic bag, entered the bank, jumped over the counter and grabbed an undisclosed amount of cash. The suspect then fled the scene and was last seen headed in a southwest direction.
No injuries were reported during the robbery. A surveillance photo is attached to this press release. No other details are being released at this time.
Anyone who may know the identity of the person responsible or has further information is asked to call the Lee County Sheriff's Office at (239) 477-1000 or, to remain anonymous and be eligible for a reward up to $1,000 dollars, Crime Stoppers at 1-800-780-TIPS(8477). Anonymous tips may also be made online at www.swflcrimestoppers.org, through the TipSubmit app on any iPhone or by texting CRIMES (274637) Keyword: REWARD.
Media inquiries are directed to the Public Information Officer at 477-1340.