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Wells Fargo by Oaks Mall Robbed

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The Wells Fargo on Newberry Road was robbed Friday afternoon.
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.

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Cyanne is a reporter for WUFT News and can be contacted by calling 352-392-6397 or emailing news@wuft.org.

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