Man dressed as construction worker robs Mercantile Bank in Parkland

Authorities: Armed robber fled on foot


PARKLAND, Fla. – Authorities are investigating an armed robbery at a Mercantile Bank branch in Parkland.

The robbery happened at about 4:15 p.m. Thursday at the bank at 8017 N. University Drive.

Sky 10 was over the scene as multiple Coral Springs police and Broward Sheriff's Office cars were seen surrounding the building.

Authorities said the robber, who had shoulder-length dreadlocks and gold teeth, was dressed as a construction worker. They said he passed a note to a clerk and fled the scene on foot.

The amount of money taken has not been disclosed.

The FBI has taken over the investigation.

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