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Bank robbery in South Fort Myers

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Bank robbery in South Fort Myers

By FOX 4 Staff. CREATED Aug 22, 2013 - UPDATED: Aug 22, 2013

SOUTH FORT MYERS, Fla. - Lee County Sheriff's deputies are on the scene of a bank robbery in South Fort Myers.

The Edison National Bank at 13000 S. Cleveland was held up around 1 p.m.

Surveillance shows that a black male, approximately 6 feet tall, 200 lbs, wearing a blue shirt, khakis, glasses, partial facial hair and an “afro-style” wig entered the bank, walked up to the counter and demanded cash.

The suspect then fled the scene and was last seen headed southbound with an undisclosed amount of money.

Lee County Sheriff's Office Aviation Unit and K9 Units were deployed to search for the suspect.

No injuries were reported during the robbery.

Anyone who may know the identity of the person responsible or has further information is asked to call the Lee County Sheriff’s Office at (239) 477-1000 or, to remain anonymous and be eligible for a reward up to $1,000 dollars, Crime Stoppers at 1-800-780-TIPS.