Video surveillance from inside the bank reveals that the robbery was committed by a white man in his 40′s to early 50′s who committed the crime by handing a hand written note to a teller and demanding money.
“The robber told the teller that he had a bomb,” Samson told reporters. “She took him seriously and handed over an undisclosed amount of cash.”
The police department received the call at 9:06 a.m. Friday, February 8.
The man fled through the east door of the bank; into the rear parking lot along Charlotte Street.
Police have deployed tracking K-9′s to assist in the search.
Anyone with any information concerning this crime or who may know the identity of those involved is asked to contact detectives with the St. Augustine Police Department at (904) 209-3482. You can remain anonymous and possibly be eligible for a cash reward by calling CrimeStoppers of Northeast Florida at 1-(888) 277-TIPS.
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