On August 13th, at 1:02 p.m. the Lakeland Police Department responded to Citizens Bank & Trust, 1985 East Edgewood in reference to a bank robbery that just occurred. The suspect was described as a black male between 50-60 years of age. He was estimated to be 5’07” – 5’09” and 170 pounds. He was last seen wearing a dark color (possible blue) baseball cap, a Polk State grey colored tee shirt, dark short pants, white socks, and dark shoes.
The suspect entered the business about 30 minutes prior to the incident, inquiring about a new account. He was greeted by staff, provided with information about the bank’s services, and departure. He returned demanded an undisclosed amount of money and indicated he had a weapon however no weapon was seen. After he exited the bank, he was last seen walking west in the parking lot.
If you have any information about this case, please contact Det. Stacey Pough at (863)834-8978 or Crime Stoppers at 1.800.226.8477