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Cape police looking for bank robber

By Staff | Nov 1, 2011
PHOTO SPECIAL TO THE BREEZE Surveillance video from the Tuesday morning robbery at the Bank of America, at 1701 Del Prado Blvd. S. Police are searching for the man dressed in black and white in connection to the crime.
PHOTO SPECIAL TO THE BREEZE Surveillance video from the Tuesday morning robbery at the Bank of America, at 1701 Del Prado Blvd. S. Police are searching for the man dressed in black and white in connection to the crime.

Cape Coral police are searching for a man who robbed a bank on Del Prado Boulevard this morning.

At 9:09 a.m., the man entered the Bank of America at 1701 Del Prado Blvd. S. armed with a large silver handgun. He robbed a teller then fled on foot with an undisclosed amount of money. He was seen running east behind the bank.

The man is black, in his early 30s, 5 feet 10 inches tall and 170 pounds. At the time of the bank robbery, he was wearing a black hooded sweatshirt.

Cape officers are checking the neighborhoods on foot with K9s and the Aviation Unit. If anyone sees the alleged robber, they are asked to call 911.

Anyone with information on the bank robbery can contact the Cape police at 574-3223, or submit a tip by texting “CCPD” plus the message to CRIMES or by visiting: “http://www.capecops.com”>www.capecops.com. Tipsters can also contact Southwest Florida Crime Stoppers at (800) 780-TIPS (8477) and be eligible for a cash reward.