LARGO -- Authorities are looking for a man who robbed a Fifth Third Bank in Largo and forced its evacuation this morning.
Largo police say that at 9:30 a.m., the man entered the bank at 1698 Missouri Avenue. He was carrying a backpack, which he claimed had an explosive device.
After obtaining an undisclosed amount of cash, the man left the backpack inside the bank and left on a bicycle.
The bank was evacuated, and the Tampa Bomb Squad arrived to examine the backpack. They determined there were not explosives in the bag.
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The man is described as 5 feet, 9 inches tall and thin. He was wearing black, red and white tennis shoes and all black clothing.
Anyone with information on the robbery is asked to contact Largo police at 727-587-6730.