The Sarasota County Sheriff's Office is searching for the man who robbed Synovus Bank, 4775 South Tamiami Trail in Sarasota this afternoon.
Witnesses say a man wearing a black ski mask and gray gloves entered the bank just before 4:00 p.m. He pointed a gun at the teller, demanded cash and fled on foot.
The suspect is described as a very pale white male, early to mid-20s, 5’ 11” tall, wearing a dark blue long sleeve t-shirt, lighter blue cargo shorts and dark sneakers or shoes.
Anyone with information is encouraged to call Criminal Investigations at 941-861-4900 or leave an anonymous tip with Crime Stoppers by calling 941-366-TIPS (8477), or online at www.sarasotacrimestoppers.com or via text message by texting TIP109 plus a message to CRIMES (274637).