Citrus County SunTrust Bank Robbed, Suspect Fled

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According to the Citrus County Sheriff’s Department, deputies responded at 9:30 AM this morning to the SunTrust Bank in Beverly Hills reference a bank robbery.

Officials say a Hispanic male approached the teller, displayed a weapon and demanded money. He left the bank with an undisclosed amount of cash and fled on foot behind the Winn Dixie at Park Plaza. The Sheriff’s Office is on scene with K-9 units on the ground and the aviation unit in the air. A perimeter has been secured.

Residents should be on the lookout for a Hispanic male wearing a long sleeve plaid blue and yellow button up shirt, beige baseball hat with a white polo emblem, jeans and carrying a blue North Carolina Tarheels bag. The suspect is armed with a gun. Call 911 immediately if you see this suspect.

Do NOT approach.

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