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Tuesday, May 03, 2016
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Police: Man robs two as they withdraw cash from Tampa ATM

Tampa police are searching for a man who robbed two people as they withdrew cash from an ATM on Fowler Avenue. In each robbery, the victims were withdrawing cash from an ATM at a Bank of American branch at 1720 East Fowler Ave. when the suspect approached them on a bicycle, police said. He implied he had a gun and demanded the victims withdraw money, police said. The suspect then took their keys and cell phones before fleeing east on Fowler Avenue, police said. The first robbery happened at 9:43 p.m. Saturday and the second happened at 7:40 p.m. Tuesday.