Newspaper article The Florida Times Union

Police Briefs Man Arrested, Charged with Robbing Beach Boulevard Bank

Newspaper article The Florida Times Union

Police Briefs Man Arrested, Charged with Robbing Beach Boulevard Bank

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Byline: John Carter, Times-Union staff writer

A 32-year-old man was arrested at 12:42 p.m. Wednesday at The Peoples First Community Bank, 14333-104 Beach Blvd., and charged with armed robbery with a deadly weapon.

Witnesses said the suspect approached the counter about noon Wednesday, unbuttoned his shirt and said, "Give me all your money" to a female teller. Witnesses said the suspect added, "Easy, easy -- no dye packs and do not activate anything." The suspect left on foot with a bag of money, and the teller reported the robbery to police and to a male employee working at a drive-in teller booth, according to a police report. The male employee told police he saw the suspect with a bag of money and wrote down his license plate number.

Police located the suspect minutes later on Atlantic Boulevard and brought him back to the bank, where he was identified by bank employees. Police said the suspect had a shotgun in his car.

Following are crimes and other incidents reported recently in Arlington to the Jacksonville Sheriff's Office. …

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