Polk County, Florida -- Lakeland police are looking for a man who robbed the Citizens Bank & Trust on Wednesday afternoon.
Just after 1 p.m. on August 13, Lakeland PD responded to Citizens Bank & Trust at 1985 East Edgewood. in reference to a bank robbery that just occurred. The suspect entered the building and inquired about a new account. He was greeted by staff, provided with information about the bank's services, and then left the bank. He returned to the bank shortly after and demanded an money, indicating he had a weapon although one was never seen.
After he exited the bank, he was last seen walking west in the parking lot and no one saw him get into a vehicle.
The suspect is described as:
- A black male between 50-60 years of age.
- Estimated to be 5'07" – 5'09" and 170 pounds
- Last seen wearing a dark color (possible blue) baseball cap, a Polk State grey colored tee shirt, dark short pants, white socks, and dark shoes.
If you have any information about this case, please contact Det. Stacey Pough at (863)834-8978 or Crime Stoppers at 1.800.226.8477
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