Man sought in St. Johns Co. bank robbery

Deputies say man wanted in connection with Compass Bank robbery

Headline Goes Here

ST. JOHNS COUNTY, Fla. - Deputies are asking for the public's help in identifying a man being sought in connection with a bank robbery at a St. Johns County bank.

The St. Johns County Sheriff's Office said the Compass Bank on U.S. 1 South was robbed Tuesday afternoon.

Authorities said the suspect entered the bank around 2:37 p.m., approached a teller and demanded money.

An undisclosed amount of cash was turned over to the suspect who then fled the bank, deputies said.

The man was last seen traveling southbound on U.S. 1 South in a gray or silver colored sedan.

Deputies described the suspect as a white man in his mid to late 20s, wearing dark colored clothing with light colored stripes on the side of the jacket and pants.

Deputies said he was also wearing a blue and white ball cap with an "F," and had sunglasses on his hat.

Those with information concerning the identity of the suspect is asked to call detectives with the Sheriff's Office Robbery/Homicide Unit at 904-824-8304.

Deputies said anyone can also remain anonymous and possibly be eligible for a cash reward by calling Crime Stoppers at 888-277- TIPS (8477).

Copyright 2013 by All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.