TAMPA - Tampa Police are on the search for two people suspected in at least two ATM robberies late Tuesday night. Video released from the businesses may help someone identify the suspects. (Scroll down to see the video).
At 10:34 p.m., Ms. Apryl L. Bailey drove up to the ATM at Bank of America, 100 N. Westshore Blvd. While removing the money from the machine, a W/M suspect approached, pointed a black handgun at her, snatched the money out of her hands, and told her to drive away.
The suspect fled in a black colored 2-door, sedan, driven by an second unidentified person.
At 10:51 p.m., Mr. Paul Guijarro drove up to the Bank of America drive-up ATM machine at 3030 W. Kennedy Blvd. After entering his debit card and PIN number in the machine, he saw a black, 2 door, vehicle stop behind him in the ATM lane. A man got out of the driver's side and approached Guijarro, pointing a pistol at him and advising him to drive away.
As Guijarro drove away, the suspect removed money from the ATM and took off in a black 2-door vehicle.
Neither Bailey nor Guijarro were injured.
Suspect #1 is described as a white male, 22 to 25 years old, 5'9- 5'11, 150-180 lbs, black scarf over mouth, wearing dark plaid long sleeve shirt with jeans, dark ski cap.
Suspect #2 is a white male or female, wearing a black bandana tied around the head, with a brown fleece hoodie over the head.
Police believe the suspects are also be involved in a third robbery that happened early Wednesday morning at the Grand Hyatt near the Courtney Campbell Causeway.
In that incident, two people were in a car in the parking garage around 3:40 a.m. when two suspects approached on foot.
A thin white man around 25 to 27 years old, with dark hair and brown eyes pointed a handgun at the couple demanding their cash. He received money and jewelry. The suspect wore a black bandana covering his face, and he was armed with a semi-automatic handgun.
The second suspect, a white female, stood by the driver's door armed with a pistol. She was described as "skinny with a 'bony face,' approximately 25 to 27 years old, with blonde hair, and wearing a black hoodie with a black bandana covering her face.
The suspects left in a black, 2 or 4-door compact vehicle, possibly a Nissan or Toyota.
There were no injuries.