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Fort Myers police investigating bank robbery

By Staff | Aug 6, 2013

Fort Myers police are continuing to investigate a robbery that happened this morning at the Bank of America at 1511 Matthew Drive.

Officers were called to the bank at 9:49 a.m. Upon arrival, police learned that a male suspect entered the bank and handed the teller a note demanding money.

No one inside the bank was hurt.

The suspect fled with an undisclosed amount of cash, entering a car that was waiting on the west side of the parking lot. The vehicle is described as a late ’90s beige sedan, possibly a Toyota Camry or Corolla. The driver of the car is described as a white female with light brown hair pulled back in a ponytail.

Police set up a perimeter using the Lee County Sheriff’s Office Aviation Unit and police K9 but did not locate the suspect.

Anyone with information is asked to call FMPD at 321-7700, Crime Stoppers at 1-800-780-TIPS or text message C-R-I-M-E-S (274637) Keyword FMPD. Tipsters can remain anonymous. Anyone with information that leads to an arrest and conviction of the robbery suspect could be eligible for a reward of up to $5,000.