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Monday, Aug 29, 2016
Crime & Courts

Tampa man charged in bank robbery near USF

A suspect is in custody this morning in a bank robbery Tuesday afternoon at a Fifth Third Bank near the University of South Florida.

Tampa police say Sherman M. Jones, 58, of Tampa, entered the bank, located at 2206 E. Fowler Ave., at 4:40 p.m.

Jones went to the counter, implied he had a gun and presented a note to a teller, police say.

After receiving an unknown amount of cash from the teller, Jones left in an unknown direction, police say.