Suspect of NFM bank robber still on the loose

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NORTH FORT MYERS, Fla.- An active search is ongoing for an armed man who robbed a Wells Fargo bank Thursday morning.

According to the Lee County Sheriff’s Office, a 911 call came in around 10:14 a.m in regards to a bank robbery at the Wells Fargo on Hancock Bridge Parkway. The alarm inside the bank was also activated.

The suspect, identified as a black male, entered the bank, walked up to the counter and showed a bank teller a gun, demanding cash.

The tellers complied, and the suspect fled the scene with an unknown amount of money.

Deputies are looking inside the bank for fingerprints, and any other evidence that could lead to identifying the suspect.

Authorities say the suspect was wearing a dark gray sweatshirt and gray pants. He was last seen headed northeast from the bank on foot.

As of 5:00 PM Thursday afternoon, deputies have still not located the suspect or released any further details in their investigation.




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