Police: Woman robs GROW Financial Bank in St. Petersburg

ST. PETERSBURG - UPDATE: A woman carrying a gun robbed a GROW Financial Bank in St. Petersburg Wednesday morning, police say.

Police received the call from the bank around 11 a.m. at 2600 Dr. MLK Street North.

Witnesses say the black female, 40 to 50 years old, 5' 5", entered the bank and handed a note to  a teller demanding cash. A handgun was seen, but no shots were fired and no one was injured.

The suspect, wearing a dark blue velour outfit, navy blue ball cap, sunglasses and carrying black and white messenger bag, was possibly wearing a wig.

She fled in a red or maroon late 90's model 4-door Honda Accord with a moon roof and no tint. The car has what appears to be a red, white and blue sticker on the left rear bumper.

Police are asking for the public's help in identifying the woman. Anyone with information should call the  727-893-7780, Text-A-Tip to 727-420-8911 or leave a confidential tip at 727-892-5000.


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