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Deputies: Bandit holds up bank on US 1

Surveillance image released by the St. Johns County Sheriff's Office on photo of bank robbery scene
Surveillance image released by the St. Johns County Sheriff's Office on photo of bank robbery scene

ST. AUGUSTINE, Fla. – Deputies are looking for a bandit who held up the Ameris Bank on U.S. 1 in St. Augustine on Friday afternoon, the St. Johns County Sheriff's Office said.

The man showed tellers a black handgun, demanded money and then fled on foot just after 12:30 p.m., deputies said.

No one was hurt.

Deputies are combing the immediate area for the man. If you see him, do not approach him and instead call 911.