Deputies: Bandit holds up bank on US 1

By Frank Powers - Assignment manager

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.

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