Detectives looking for suspect wanted in Tampa bank robberies

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Tampa, Florida -- Detectives are asking for the public's help in locating a man who has two active bank robbery warrants issued in Hillsborough County along with a active warrant in Polk County.

On December 21, Thomas Nelson walked into the Bank of America, located at 13080 Race Track Road in Tampa and passed a teller a note demanding cash. The teller gave him an undisclosed amount of cash and Nelson fled from the bank on a black 1987 BMW motorcycle which was later recovered abandoned in Pinellas.

On November 07, Nelson committed a similar crime at a Bank of America located on 13829 W. Hillsborough Ave in Tampa.

Anyone who wants to be eligible for a cash reward is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-873-TIPS (8477), report anonymously online at www.crimestopperstb.com or text "CSTB plus your tip" to C-R-I-M-E-S (274637).

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