February 5, 2018                                   **UPDATE #1**

In hopes of identifying the person responsible for robbing the Wells Fargo bank in North Fort Myers last month, an additional reward of up to $5,000 has been posted for information resulting in an arrest and conviction.  This reward, which is being offered by Wells Fargo, is in addition to the $1,000 being offered by Crime Stoppers.

Anyone with information on the identity and whereabouts of the suspect is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-780-TIPS (8477).  All callers will remain anonymous and will be eligible for a cash reward of up to $1,000 from Crime Stoppers and up to $5,000 from Wells Fargo.  Tips may also be made online at www.southwestfloridacrimestoppers.com or by submitting a tip through the P3Tips mobile app.

January 22, 2018

Robbery suspect at large in North Fort Myers

Southwest Florida Crime Stoppers is asking for the public’s help tracking down a man who robbed a North Fort Myers bank this afternoon.

Just after 2:15 p.m. this afternoon, an unidentified man entered the Wells Fargo Bank, located at 3041 Pine Island Road, and presented a note to the teller demanding cash.  The man fled the bank on foot with an undisclosed amount of money and headed towards the nearby McDonald’s on foot.  He may have left the area in a blue Dodge Ram truck.

The suspect is described as being in his 50s, 5’10” with salt and pepper hair and a beard.  He was wearing jeans, a yellow sweatshirt, a blue Steelers baseball cap and dark sunglasses at the time of the robbery.  No gun was visible to the teller.

Anyone with information on the identity and whereabouts of the suspect is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-780-TIPS (8477).  All callers will remain anonymous and will be eligible for a cash reward of up to $1,000.  Tips may also be made online at www.southwestfloridacrimestoppers.com or by submitting a tip through the P3Tips mobile app.

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