Saturday, July 23, 2011

Bank Robbery In North Naples

Deputies were searching for a robber who held up a North Naples bank shortly after noon Saturday.

The robbery at Fifth Third Bank, 8771 U.S. 41 N., was reported at 12:04 p.m.

Detectives said a man entered the bank wearing a black ski mask over his head. He showed a teller a gun and demanded cash. He ordered everyone inside the bank to put their hands up.

The teller gave the robber an undisclosed amount of cash. He fled out the front door. It was not known if he got away on foot or in a vehicle.

Two customers were inside the bank at the time of the robbery. Nobody was injured.

Detectives said the robber is described as white, 5 feet 7 to 5 feet 10 inches tall and 150 to 160 pounds with bright blue eyes. He was wearing a blue button-down shirt with long sleeves.

Detectives have released these bank surveillance video photos of the suspect.

An investigation continues.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Collier County Sheriff’s Office at 239.252.9300, or to remain anonymous and be eligible for a reward call Crime Stoppers at 1.800.780.8477.