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Synovus Bank Robbed

The Sarasota County Sheriff's Office is searching for the man who robbed Synovus Bank, 4775 South Tamiami Trail in Sarasota Wednesday afternoon.

Synovus Bank Robbed

The Sarasota County Sheriff's Office is searching for the man who robbed , 4775 South Tamiami Trail in Sarasota Wednesday afternoon.

Witnesses say a man wearing a black ski mask and gray gloves entered the bank just before 4 p.m. He pointed a gun at the teller, demanded cash and fled on foot.

The suspect is described as a very pale white male, early to mid-20s, 5 feet 11 inches tall, wearing a dark blue long sleeve T-shirt, lighter blue cargo shorts and dark sneakers or shoes.

Anyone with information is encouraged to call Criminal Investigations at 941-861-4900 or leave an anonymous tip with Crime Stoppers by calling 941-366-TIPS (8477), or online at www.sarasotacrimestoppers.com or via text message by texting TIP109 plus a message to CRIMES (274637)

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