Surveillance Photos Released On Attempted Bank Robber

Jacksonville police are looking for a man who tried to rob the main branch of First Citizens Bank Monday afternoon.

Tuesday police released surveillance photos of the attempted robber. (See photo gallery below this story)

It happened at the city's main First Citizens Bank on Western Boulevard around 2:50 p.m. Police brought in tracking dogs, searching the woods behind the bank. They say the robber ran from the bank.

Police say they're looking for white man in his mid-20s with long brown hair, wearing glasses, a tan ball cap, and a blue zip up hoodie.

Authorities say no gun was displayed and no money was taken.


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  • by Supporter on Jan 7, 2009 at 09:52 AM
    Why does someone always have to critizize WITN? No where on this page does it say "first on" If you people dont like them then go with the other sites that you have to complain about. WITN i think you do a fine job. Good enough for me!!
  • by Me on Jan 6, 2009 at 04:48 PM
    That's a pretty darn good picture of the suspect. I hope that someone can find him!
  • by J Location: Gville on Jan 6, 2009 at 01:12 PM
    From what I can tell...thats NOT a tan ball cap and it looks like a black zip up hoodie. No wonder we cant find the people who commit crimes. Someone cant even describe a bank robber right and he is ON THE CAMERA!!
  • by George W on Jan 6, 2009 at 01:02 PM
    See what's happening....Obama!
  • by question the authority on Jan 6, 2009 at 08:34 AM
    jdnews.com posted the story at 3:27 p.m. monday. witn posted the story at 3:30 p.m. monday. is it then still "first on witn?"
  • by Chris Location: Greenville on Jan 6, 2009 at 03:35 AM
    What a genius.. When caught he will face federal time for attempting to rob a bank and he has nothing to show for it.
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