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Deputies search for man who robbed 2 banks in 30 minutes

Posted at 5:21 PM, Jan 06, 2021
and last updated 2021-01-07 23:20:59-05

COLLIER COUNTY, Fla. — Collier County deputies are searching for a man who robbed two banks within a half-hour of each other in Golden Gate this afternoon.

A robbery was reported at 1:55 p.m., at Chase Bank, 5939 Pine Ridge Road, in the Crossroads shopping plaza.

Detectives say at 2:22 p.m., the same man committed another robbery at Chase Bank, 3693 Santa Barbara Blvd., in the Berkshire Commons shopping plaza.

The suspect is described as a tall black male with a muscular build. He was wearing all black, including a black hat and what appeared to be a black bandana around his face.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Collier County Sheriff’s Office at 239-253-9300, or to remain anonymous call Southwest Florida Crime Stoppers at 1-800-780-8477.