Wanted: Highlands Independent Bank robbery suspect

3:54 PM, Sep 19, 2012   |    comments
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Avon Park, Florida-- Highlands County deputies currently investigate a robbery that took place at Highlands Independent Bank around 2 p.m. this afternoon.

The suspect reportedly had a handgun, though officials say he did not harm anyone during the robbery. 

Officials provided the following suspect description:

  • Black male with light complexion
  • In his early 20's
  • Pitted skin, possibly as a result of acne scars
  • A mole under his eye, "possibly the left eye"
  • Long eye lashes. 
  • 5'8" tall 
  • 160 pounds
  • Wearing a black baseball type cap with a blue bandana under it, a cream colored shirt and black pants. 

He remains at large, and deputies ask anyone with information regarding his whereabouts to contact the Highhlands County Sheriff's Office Criminal Investigations Unit at 863-402-7250.

Those with information who wish to remain anonymous may call Heartland Crime Stoppers at 1-800-226-TIPS(8477) or contact them on their website.


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