FBI releases surveillance images of Fort Lauderdale bank robber

By Amanda Batchelor - Senior Digital Editor

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. - The FBI is searching for a man agents said robbed a Bank of America branch in Fort Lauderdale.

The robbery was reported just after 3:45 p.m. Wednesday at the Bank of America at 150 NE 44th St.

FBI spokesman Jim Marshall said the robber, who was wearing a blue Freebee hat and eyeglasses, pulled out a weapon and demanded money from a bank employee.

An undisclosed amount of cash was taken.

Marshall said customers were inside the bank at the time, but no one was injured.

A representative for Freebee confirmed in an email to Local 10 News that the man in the surveillance images is not a current or past employee of the company.

Anyone with information about the robber's identity is asked to call the FBI at 754-703-2000 or Broward Crime Stoppers at 954-493-8477.

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