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Sarasota deputies seek masked bank robbery suspect

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The suspect entered the bank wearing a mask just after noon on Saturday. The suspect entered the bank wearing a mask just after noon on Saturday.
Detectives say a surveillance camera caught an image of the red sedan driving away from the scene. Detectives say a surveillance camera caught an image of the red sedan driving away from the scene.
VENICE, FL (WFLA) -

Detectives with the Sarasota County Sheriff’s Office are gathering information and seeking a suspect in a Saturday afternoon bank robbery.

The incident occurred just after noon at the Wells Fargo location at 1301 U.S. 41 Bypass South in Venice.

According to a SCSO report the suspect entered the bank wearing a mask and fled with an unknown amount of cash. A bank customer who observed the crime followed the suspect vehicle but was sprayed with mace.

The suspect drove away from the scene in a red sedan with an unknown accomplice behind the wheel. If you have any information about this crime, please contact the Sarasota County Sheriff’s Office at 941-861-5800 or you can remain anonymous by calling Sarasota Crime Stoppers at 941-366-8477.

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