2 bank robberies in 2 hours in St. Pete | Crime
St. Petersburg, Florida -- St. Pete Police are investigating two bank robberies committed within two hours of each other Tuesday morning.
The first robbery occurred at the SunTrust Bank in the 3000 block of Central Avenue at 9:07 a.m.
The second occurred at the TD Bank in the 400 block of 22nd Avenue North at 11:09 a.m.
This is the third bank robbery in St. Pete in the past two days and police say it is unclear whether the two recent robberies have any connection with the one from yesterday.
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In the SunTrust robbery from today, the suspect is described as a black male, about 30 years old, 5'4" tall, with a stocky build, and clean shaven. He was last seen wearing a gray hooded sweatshirt, blue jeans and black shoes.
In the TD Bank robbery, the suspect is described as a white male, about 30 years old, 6'2", with a thin build, close cut, dirty blond hair and a goatee. He was last seen wearing a white and gray polo shirt, blue jeans and black shoes.
St. Petersburg Police are asking for the public's assistance in identifying the either of these suspects in these cases. Anyone with information should call the non-emergency number at 727-893-7780, Text-A-Tip to 727-420-8911 or leave a confidential tip at 727-892-5000.