Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office deputies are investigating a bank robbery in Tampa and need the public's assistance identifying the suspect.
The suspect entered the Chase Bank located at 2802 Fletcher Avenue and produced a note implying that he was "Heavily Armed" and demanded money at approximately 2:00 p.m., according to deputies. After receiving an undisclosed amount of currency the suspect fled eastbound on foot.
The suspect is described as a black male, 25 - 30 years of age, approximately 6'8", thin build, short hair, black mustache and goatee. He was last seen wearing a maroon checkered shirt, under a black jacket with blue jeans that had white discolorations on the front, and carrying a black backpack.
Anyone with any information reference the suspect is asked to call the Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office at 247-8200.
Anyone with any information regarding the identity and whereabouts of this suspect and who wants to be eligible for a $3,000 cash reward is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-873-TIPS (8477), report anonymously online at www.crimestopperstb.com or send a mobile tip using our P3 Tips Mobile application, which is a free download for iPhones, iPads and Droids. You must call Crime Stoppers first to be eligible for a reward.