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Search is on for bank robber suspect

By Staff | May 28, 2019

Cape Coral Police are investigating a robbery that took place at the Synovus Bank on Del Prado Boulevard shortly before 1 p.m. Tuesday.

CCPD was called to the bank at 205 Del Prado Blvd S at 12:54 p.m. Officers arrived shortly thereafter but the suspect had fled before police arrival, officials said.

“The suspect came into the bank and handed the teller a note which demanded money,” a CCPD release states. “No weapon was displayed or seen by the employees within the bank. The teller gave the male an undisclosed amount of US currency and the suspect fled the scene in an unknown direction by an unknown means of travel.”

A detective from the Major Crimes Unit, K9, and a forensic technician responded to the scene. Officers searched the area but were unable to locate the suspect.

The suspect is described as a white male who was was dressed in jeans, a black long sleeve shirt and a black baseball cap.

Anyone with information on the identity of the suspect, is asked to contact the Cape Coral Police Department at 239-574-3223. You can also submit an anonymous tip. Go to www.capecops.com/tips or text a tip- text CCPD+”Your Message” to CRIMES (274637). Finally, you can call Crimestoppers at 1-800-780-TIPS. Please use this Case Report # 19-010489.

Source: CCPD