LCSO searching for SunTrust bank robber

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LEE COUNTY, Fla.- Deputies are searching for a suspect who robbed a San Carlos Park bank.

Detectives say a man entered the SunTrust bank located at 18875 South Tamiami Trail around 2:56 p.m.

The suspect displayed a note to the teller, demanding cash. According to authorities, the note implied that he had a weapon, and to provide the money quietly.

The bank teller gave the suspect the cash, and he left the bank, headed northbound on US 41 on a bicycle.

Detectives with the Lee County Sheriff’s Office are currently on the scene and canvassing the area in search of the suspect.

Anyone with information on this afternoon’s robbery is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-780-TIPS (8477).  All callers will remain anonymous and will be eligible for a cash reward of up to $1,000.  Tips may also be made online at or by texting a tip to CRIMES (274637) Keyword: REWARD.

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