Bradenton police search for bank robber

BRADENTON - A man robbed a bank on Manatee Avenue West this morning, according to the Bradenton Police Department.

The suspect made off with an undisclosed amount of cash belonging to First America Bank, 2811 Manatee Ave. W. The robbery happened at 11:20 a.m.

The suspect was described as being a 20-to-30-year-old man, standing 5 feet, 10 inches tall and weighing 160 pounds. He has a brown goatee, and was wearing a hat and thick wide-rim sunglasses.

Anyone with information about the robbery can call Bradenton Police Detective Jim Curulla at (941) 932-9311 or Crime Stoppers at (866) 634-TIPS.

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