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2 robbers hold up Regency bank at gunpoint, police say

Robbers armed with handguns covered head to toe, Jacksonville police say

Surveillance images released by JSO on image of scene
Surveillance images released by JSO on image of scene

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – The BBVA Compass bank on Monument Road was robbed at gunpoint Wednesday morning, the Jacksonville Sheriff's Office said.

Police said two robbers covered from head to toe with masks, glasses, gloves and all black clothing came into the Regency area bank just after 11 a.m. and demanded money from the teller.

The robbers were armed with handguns.

The teller handed over cash, and the robbers ran out and jumped into a silver Ford Fusion where a getaway driver was waiting, police said. The car left on Monument Road but it's unclear in which direction it went.

One customer was in the bank during the robbery, but no one was injured, police said.

On Thursday, detectives released surveillance images from the bank. 

Anyone who recognizes the car or individuals pictured is asked to call the Sheriff's Office at 904-630-0500 or email JSOCrimeTips@jaxsheriff.org. To remain anonymous, contact Crime Stoppers at 1-866-845-TIPS (8477).

Police said this was the 14th bank robbery of the year, and that 12 of those have been cleared by arrests.