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Jacksonville police searching for bank robbery suspect in San Marco area

Police say a man walked into the Wells Fargo bank near 1562 Atlantic Boulevard around 9:20 a.m. and passed a note to the teller and demanded money.

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — The Jacksonville Sheriff's Office is searching for a bank robbery suspect in the San Marco area on Friday.

Police say a man walked into the Wells Fargo bank near 1562 Atlantic Boulevard around 9:20 a.m. and passed a note to the teller indicating he had a gun and demanded money.

He also made a demand that requested the alarm not be activated.

JSO says the teller complied and handed the man the money. Law enforcement says the man fled south on Thatcher Avenue. 

Police say they do not know how much money he got away with as they are still counting.

In total, there were four employees and two customers in the bank during the incident. Police say they were unharmed and a gun was never displayed. 

The suspect is described as being 45-50 years old, 5’10”, 190 pounds, wearing a blue t-shirt, blue jeans, a white ball cap with “Callaway Golf” on it, and a light-colored COVID mask.

Police say this is the 5th bank robbery of the year.

If you have any information about the bank robbery please call First Coast Crime Stoppers at 1-866-845-8477.

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