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Man accused of robbing TD Bank in Tampa arrested, deputies say

Deputies said he was "possibly armed with a firearm" when he entered the bank.

TAMPA, Fla. — The Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office said deputies have located and arrested the man accused of robbing a TD Bank in the Carrollwood area.

Deputies said Timothy Longworth was "possibly armed with a firearm" when he entered the bank, located at 10821 N. Dale Mabry Highway, at around 9:06 a.m. Monday and jumped the teller window before demanding money.

Longworth was able to leave with an undisclosed amount of money, riding away on a motorized mini-bike, the sheriff's office said in a news release.

No one was injured during the robbery.

Longworth faces one count of robbery with a firearm. The sheriff's office said he is in jail without bond. 

Credit: Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office

"This was clearly a planned robbery where the criminal used speed and fear to coerce employees at the bank to hand over money, and leave them in a state of shock," Sheriff Chad Chronister said in a statement. "We appreciate the public's assistance in the case."

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