Clearwater Police Release Sketch of Bank Bandit

The suspect is alleged to have robbed four banks, including three PNC Bank branches in Clearwater and Largo as well as a credit union in New Port Richey, according to Clearwater Police.

The man walks in, typically wearing a black cap.

Each time, he pulls out a silver handgun and demands money from the bank teller.

In one incident, he was seen leaving in what appeared to be a red, four-door, Ford Focus, according to Clearwater Police.

It has happened four times already, and on Monday investigators released a sketch of the suspect in an attempt to identify the man who they say has robbed two PNC Banks in Clearwater, and in a little less than two months.

The man is described as white, 25 to 35 years old, about 5-foot-8 with a thin build and short brown hair, according to police.

A $25,000 reward is being offered for information leading to an arrest and conviction. The  June 8.

Here is a list of the incidents:

  • May 26 at , Clearwater
  • June 8 at
  • June 19 at , Clearwater
  • July 3 at Florida Central Credit Union in New Port Richey

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Clearwater Police Tip Line at 727-562-4422 or send an anonymous text to 847411. Anonymous web tips can also be sent to the Clearwater Police website or Facebook page.


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