Manatee deputies search for bank robber | Crime
Bradenton, Florida -- Manatee County detectives are searching for a man who robbed a local bank this morning.
Authorities say the man walked into First Bank in the 1400 block of 53rd Avenue West around 9:20 a.m. and handed the teller a demand note. He then walked out and drove away in a late model black or brown Ford pickup truck with an extended tailgate and tinted windows.
Witnesses describe the suspect as a white male in his late 40's, about 6 feet tall, with a thin build, short hair and was last seen wearing dark blue shorts and a dark colored polo shirt.
Anyone with details on this case is asked to contact the Manatee County Sheriff's Office at 941-747-3011 ext. 2519 or Crime Stoppers at 866-634-TIPS.