Deputies looking for bank robbery suspect


AT RIGHT: BB&T Bank in Crystal River. BELOW, TOP: Possible getaway vehicle. BELOW, MIDDLE: Back view of robbery suspect. BELOW, BOTTOM: Closer frontal view of robbery suspect. (CCSO photos on September 6, 2017) Click on any photo to view larger image.

BB&T Bank in Crystal River

The BB&T bank at U.S.19 and South Venable in Crystal River had to be closed closed due to a robbery at about 3:15 p.m., the Citrus County Sheriff's Office reported on Wednesday.

The suspect went into the bank and demanded money from the teller. He fled on foot, and possibly got into the vehicle pictured below.
He is described as a white male in his late 20's or early 30's who, at the time of the robbery, was wearing dark pants, black hoodie and a black ball cap and sunglasses. He was last seen running toward Beall's Department Store in Crystal River.
He is believed to have gotten away in a heavily tinted black car (see photo below).
Below are some surveillance photos from inside the bank. If anyone recognizes the suspect or has any information, please call 9-1-1. You can remain anonymous and be eligible for a cash reward by call Crime Stoppers at 1-888-ANY-TIPS.

If you have any information please call 911.



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Back view of robbery suspect

Front view of robbery suspect



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