Sarasota bank robbery suspect arrested

SARASOTA -- Sarasota County Sheriff’s Office detectives have arrested Kenneth Lorne Crosby,37, of Sarasota on one count of attempted robbery with a firearm.

The attempted bank robbery occurred Dec. 20 at the Wells Fargo bank at 8595 S. Tamiami Trail, Sarasota.

After releasing bank surveillance video of the suspect, detectives received numerous tips about the suspect’s identity. Crosby, seen in the video with bleached blond hair, had dyed it in an attempt to avoid detection, dyeing it again after the robbery attempt.

Detectives executed a search warrant at Crosby’s residence earlier today and recovered additional evidence linking him to the robbery.