Suspect in downtown Tallahassee bank robbery arrested

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Update: February 22, 2017

Vincent Charo

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (WCTV) -- The suspect in a downtown Tallahassee bank robbery Tuesday afternoon has been arrested, according to Tallahassee police.

Police say Vincent Charo, 58, was arrested Wednesday in connection with the robbery.

According to police Charo entered the SunTrust Bank on South Monroe Street and implied that he had a weapon. He demanded money and left with an undisclosed amount of cash.

Police on Tuesday released surveillance photos of Charo and his vehicle.

The suspect was arrested near the intersection of West Tennessee Street and Ocala Road around 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, TPD spokesman David Northway told WCTV.

Video submitted by viewer Monica Maria via Facebook shows Charo's arrest.

Charo had also been arrested in 2010 on burglary and robbery charges.


By: WCTV Eyewitness News
February 21, 2017

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (WCTV) -- Officials are investigating after a bank robbery on Tuesday afternoon in downtown Tallahassee.

The Tallahassee Police Department says officers responded to an alarm call at 3:15 p.m. at the SunTrust Bank at 215 South Monroe Street, next to the Leon County Courthouse.

TPD says the suspect came into the bank and implied he had a weapon. The suspect demanded money from the bank employee and fled the scene with an undisclosed amount of cash.

No one was injured in the incident.

The suspect is described as an older white male with gray hair. He was wearing a baseball cap and a long sleeved camouflage shirt with orange on it.

Authorities have released surveillance photos of the suspect and the suspect's vehicle.

The vehicle appears to be a dark smaller-model extended cab pickup truck with a silver or gray tool box in the back.

TPD is asking anyone with information about this incident to please contact them at (850) 891-4200 or via CrimeStoppers at (850) 574-TIPS.




 
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