WUFT News

Wells Fargo by Oaks Mall Robbed

By on April 25th, 2014
The Wells Fargo on Newberry Road was robbed Friday afternoon.

Google Maps

The Wells Fargo on Newberry Road was robbed Friday afternoon.

The Wells Fargo Bank near the Oaks Mall was robbed Friday afternoon when a man approached a teller with a note demanding money.

According to an email from Gainesville Police Department spokesman Ben Tobias, GPD received multiple calls from the bank around 2:24 p.m.

The suspect, a white male in his 40s wearing a blue shirt and pants, showed the teller a handwritten note demanding money. Though the suspect implied he had a handgun, no one saw a weapon during the incident.

The suspect left after being given an unknown amount of cash. GPD officers are searching for the suspect, along with police dogs and a helicopter.


This entry was posted in Crime and tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink.
 

More Stories in Crime

Transparency Database Stats

Department of Corrections launches Inmate Death Database

The Department of Corrections launched a Transparency Database on all Florida inmate deaths from the last 14 years. The database, launched Sept. 9, shows the status of investigations and the manner of death. According to Jessica Cary, Director of the [...]


UF Self-Defense Device Rules Relaxed in Wake of Assaults

University of Florida students are taking safety into their own hands. Students are becoming more cautious about their daily routines and surroundings since three assaults occurred on or near UF’s campus over the last couple of weeks. According to the UF [...]


Bullet holes are visible in the side of the house as police investigate the incident that injured two children.

Two Children Injured in Drive by Shooting in Marion County

Two children were injured in a drive-by shooting in Ocala on Friday at around 2:10 a.m. The children are currently in stable condition.


Investigation Finds One Of The Four Attacks Unfounded

Earlier today investigators with the Gainesville Police Department declared one of four recent attacks on female students on the University of Florida’s campus unfounded. On Sept. 5, a female student at the University of Florida reported to UF police that [...]


fb_blurred

FSU Graduate Impersonated On Facebook Seeks Answers

Florida State University graduate Kyle Leonard first learned he was being impersonated on Facebook over one year ago. Now, he has learned the impersonator may be connected to a Boynton Beach man under investigation by the FBI.


Thank you for your support

WUFT depends on the support of our community — people like you — to help us continue to provide quality programming to North Central Florida.
Become a Sustainer
I want to support FM 89.1/NPR
I want to support Florida's 5/PBS
Donate a Vehicle
Day Sponsorship Payments
Underwriting Payments