On Friday, August 30, 2013 at approximately 10:02 am, deputies with the Lee County Sheriff's Office were dispatched to the Regions Bank, 13520 N. Cleveland Avenue, North Fort Myers, in reference to a bank robbery. Due to the nature of the incident, detectives with the Lee County Sheriff's Office Robbery Unit were assigned to continue the investigation. Witnesses say a white female entered the bank wearing a denim color jean, dark long sleeve shirt with a denim hat and demanded cash. The teller complied and the suspect fled with an undisclosed amount of cash.
No injuries were reported during the robbery.
Surveillance photos are attached to this press release.
No other details are being released at this time.
Anyone who may know the identity of the persons responsible or has further information is asked to call the Lee County Sheriff’s Office at (239) 477-1000 or, to remain anonymous and be eligible for a reward up to $1,000 dollars, Crime Stoppers at 1-800-780-TIPS(8477). Anonymous tips may also be made online at www.swflcrimestoppers.org, through the TipSubmit app on any iPhone or by texting CRIMES (274637) Keyword: REWARD.
Media inquiries are directed to the Public Information Officer at (239) 477-1340.