Same man believed to have robbed 2 banks in Hollywood

FBI says robberies of Chase, Bank of America branches occurred Friday afternoon

By Peter Burke - Local10.com Managing Editor

The FBI believes this man robbed a Chase branch on Hollywood Boulevard and a Bank of America branch on Stirling Road. Both robberies occurred less than an hour apart.

HOLLYWOOD, Fla. - The FBI is trying to identify a man who robbed a pair of banks Friday in Hollywood.

FBI Special Agent Michael Leverock said the same man is believed to have robbed a Chase branch on Hollywood Boulevard and a Bank of America branch on Stirling Road within an hour Friday afternoon.

Leverock said there were customers in both banks when the man implied he had a gun and demanded money from the employees.

Anyone who recognizes the man from surveillance photographs of the robberies is asked to call the FBI office in South Florida at 754-703-2000.

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