MANATEE - A 31-year-old man was arrested after he allegedly used a knife during a robbery in the parking lot of an Ellenton bank, according to the Palmetto Police Department.
Jason D. Gaylord approached the victim about 6:20 p.m. Saturday as he got into his vehicle at the Bank of America in the 3600 block of U.S. 301, Ellenton. Gaylord demanded money while displaying a large knife, according to a report.
The victim was able to identify Gaylord as his assailant, police said.
As of Monday, Gaylord remained in the Manatee County jail on $500,000 bond.