Posted: December 17, 2015
Detectives from the Pinellas County Sheriff’s Office are seeking the public’s assistance in locating two armed robbery suspects who robbed a Regions Bank.
The robbery occurred on Thursday, December 17, 2015 at about 3:06 PM. The Regions Bank location is at 9701 Starkey Road in Unincorporated Largo just south of Bryan Dairy Road.
Once inside the bank, one of the suspects walked up to two different tellers, pointed a silver and black handgun at both clerks and demanded money according to detectives. The suspect was given cash.
The second suspect stood just inside the front door of the bank and waited. Both suspects fled from the bank on foot in a north or northeast direct from the back of the bank.
Suspect #1 is described as an Arabic, Indian, or Hispanic male, approximately 22 years of age, 6’0” tall, 180 lbs., with a white rag or t-shirt covering his head. He was last seen wearing a dark blue long sleeve shirt, with gray colored sweat pants, white shoes, and a brown glove on his right hand. He was also carrying a silver and black colored semi-auto handgun.
Suspect #2 is described as a white or possibly a Hispanic male, approximately 5’5” tall, 155 lbs., with a black and gray stripped rag or t-shirt covering his head. He was last seen wearing a dark long sleeve shirt or jacket and he was wearing a black backpack.
Anyone with information on this robbery is asked to contact Detective B. McDowell of the Robbery/Homicide Unit at (727) 582-6200 or to remain anonymous and be eligible for a reward contact Crime Stoppers at 1-800-873-TIPS or www.crimestoppersofpinellas.org.