Bank robber flees on mountain bike

St. Petersburg, Florida -- St. Pete Police are searching for a man who robbed a Wells Fargo Bank on Tyrone Boulevard Thursday morning.

Investigators say around 9 a.m., the man walked into the bank at 1000 Tyrone Blvd., approached the counter and passed a demand note to the teller. The teller told police they did not see a weapon.

Photo Gallery:St. Pete Wells Fargo Bank robber

He then left with an undisclosed amount of cash on a mountain bike.

He is described as a heavy set, white male in his late 30's or early 40's. He was last seen wearing a pale aqua-colored T-shirt with a front pocket, navy blue shorts, white trimmed Oakley sunglasses, a USF Bulls hat, white sneakers and carrying a navy blue backpack.

St. Petersburg Police are asking for the public's assistance in identifying this bank robber. 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.

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