SARASOTA -- The Sarasota County Sheriff's Office is investigating an attempted bank robbery that occurred Wednesday afternoon.
The man entered the Bank United at 4149 S. Tamiami Trail in Venice at 12:05 p.m., according to a release. He implied he had a weapon but no witnesses saw one.
Witnesses said he left on foot but could not say in which direction.
Anyone with information can call criminal investigations at 941-861-1719 or leave an anonymous tip with Crime Stoppers by calling 941-366-TIPS (8477), or online at www.sarasotacrimestoppers.com.