Armed man robs Fort Lauderdale bank

Man left with undisclosed amount of money

By Amanda Batchelor - Senior Digital Editor
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FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. - The FBI has released a photograph of a man they say robbed the Bank United branch at 808 SE 17 St. in Fort Lauderdale.

The robbery happened about 11:40 a.m. Thursday.

FBI spokesman Jim Marshall said the robber entered the bank, claimed he had a gun and demanded cash from a bank employee.

Marshall said money was stolen, but he didn't release the amount.

No customers were inside the store when the robbery occurred.

Anyone with information is asked to call the FBI at 305-944-9101.

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