Crime Stoppers of Pinellas County is seeking the public’s assistance to help identify the suspect responsible for the armed robbery of the Fifth Third Bank today located at 10899 Park Boulevard in Seminole.
According to Pinellas County Sheriff’s Office investigators, on April 3, 2015, at approximately 11:58 a.m., the suspect approached the tellers, displayed a silver handgun and demanded cash.
The suspect is described as a white male, 40 – 50 years old, 6’01”, with a heavy build, medium complexion and short salt & pepper hair and goatee. The suspect wore dark glasses and was last seen wearing a black colored baseball hat with unknown logo on the brim, khaki colored cargo shorts, a black long-sleeved button down shirt, and white shoes.
According to investigators, there have been six robberies that have been committed by the same suspect in the past six months.
the FBI is now offering a $10,000 reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the suspect who is linked to multiple bank armed robberies within the recent months.
Anyone with information that may assist deputies in this investigation is asked to contact Detective Eugene Paniccia of the Robbery/Homicide Unit at (727) 582-6200; or to remain anonymous contact Crime Stoppers of Pinellas County at 1-800-873-TIPS (8477).
Anyone having information about this armed robbery suspect, wishing to remain anonymous, is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-873-TIPS (8477).
You can also report anonymously online at www.crimestoppersofpinellas.org, text “TIP144 plus your tip” to 274637(CRIMES) or send a mobile tip using our new “TipSubmit Mobile” application, which is a free download for iPhones, iPads, and Android devices. (Text STOP to 274637 to cancel. Text HELP to 274637 for help. Msg&Data Rates May Apply.) If your tip leads to an arrest, you may be eligible for a reward of up to $1,000.