Floral City bank robbed

The Citrus County Sheriff's Office is investigating a bank robbery that occurred this afternoon at Brannen Bank in Floral City.

The CCSO said that just before 4 p.m. a female suspect entered the bank and spoke to employees about opening an account.

When she was told that the bank was closing, the Sheriff's Office reported, she showed a firearm and placed the employees in the vault. She took an undisclosed amount of cash, walked out of the bank and drove off in a tan Chrysler minivan with a Florida license plate.

The woman has been described as a white female, approximately 5’4”-5’6” tall, weighing from 160 to 170 pounds, and wearing a long purple dress, high heels and a dark-purple, curly wig.

She was seen driving a tan Chrysler minvan with tinted windows, and a Florida tag on her vehicle.

If you have any information about this person or her whereabouts please contact the Citrus County Sheriff’s Office by calling 726-1121 or contact Crime Stoppers of Citrus County at 1-888-ANY-TIPS.

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