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Tallahassee Police respond to bank robbery at Wells Fargo

Posted at 11:40 AM, Mar 04, 2020
and last updated 2020-03-04 17:51:00-05

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (WTXL) — The Tallahassee Police Department is responding to a bank robbery at the Wells Fargo on North Monroe Street.

Police have responded to the bank just after 11 a.m. on Wednesday.

They say a man in his 20s walked into the bank and passed a note to a teller demanding money and implying he had a weapon. The man then ran away on foot with an undisclosed amount of money.

Although the note implied he was armed, no weapon was seen, and no one was injured during the crime.

Police have not apprehended the suspect yet. The suspect is described as being an African-American man in his 20s who is around 6 feet tall and weighs about 200 pounds.

Polic describe him as as “clean cut,” and say he was last seen wearing a gray shirt over a black shirt. They say the man also had tattoos on either side of his neck and a short afro.

Only the ATM at Wells Fargo is open right now. People trying to walk in or go to the drive thru will see a sign there was a location emergency and that the bank will open again.

This case has been assigned to investigators with TPD's Violent Crimes Unit. Investigators are asking anyone with information about this case to please call them at 850-891-4200 or Crime Stoppers at 850-574-TIPS.

Tuesday morning, the Circle K gas station at 4122 North Monroe Street was robbed by a suspect carrying a silver handgun. No one was apprehended in that case.

This is a developing story. We have a reporter heading to the scene.