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Lake Worth bank robber pours gasoline on teller's counter

Posted by Paige Bresky - email

LAKE WORTH, FL (WFLX) - Palm Beach County Sheriffs Office responded to a bank robbery at SunTrust Bank in Lake Worth Wednesday afternoon.

Deputies were dispatched to an armed bank robbery at SunTrust Bank in Lake Worth at about 3:25 p.m.

When deputies arrived at 1 South Dixie Highway, they learned that the suspect left the bank southbound on foot after demanding money at gunpoint and pouring gasoline on the teller's counter.

A perimeter was immediately established utilizing K-9 as well as aviation.

PBC Fire Rescue responded and found non-life threatening gas levels. The bank was evacuated for safety purposes and no injuries were reported.

The suspect was not located. The investigation has been turned over to the FBI.

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