Brian Hamacher

Woman Robbed Fort Lauderdale Bank, May Be Behind Other Robberies: FBI

The FBI is looking for a woman who robbed a Fort Lauderdale bank Tuesday afternoon and may be responsible for other local bank robberies.

The robbery happened around 1:15 p.m. at the Suntrust Bank at 501 E. Las Olas Boulevard when the woman entered and demanded money from an employee, officials said.

She fled with money but the amount wasn't released. There were customers in the bank at the time but no one was injured.

FBI officials said investigators are looking into whether the woman is responsible for other recent bank robberies in the area. Anyone with information is asked to call the FBI at 754-703-2000.

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