Suspect wanted in Sarasota bank robbery

Posted at 6:16 PM, May 03, 2018
and last updated 2018-05-03 18:16:26-04

SARASOTA COUNTY, Fla. --- Sarasota County Sheriff's Office are looking for a man wanted for robbing a bank on Thursday. 

According to investigators, deputies responded to a robbery at the Wells Fargo bank on the 5700 block of Bee Ridge Road around 10:30 a.m. 

Bank employees telling deputies the suspect passed a note to a bank teller demanding cash, but did not imply he was carrying a weapon. 

The suspect was seen leaving on foot headed north bound towards Doctors Hospital in Sarasota. 

Witnesses describe the suspect as a white male, approximately 5'8" tall, 170 pounds, with dirty brown hair and a tattoo of a tear drop under his eye. 

Anyone with information is asked to contact Sarasota County Sheriff's Office at (941) 861-4003.