The suspect in this mornings heist was caught on tape
The suspect in this mornings heist was caught on tape
via FBI

Coral Gables Bank, Scene of Last Month's Hostage Situation, Robbed Again

The Bank of America in Coral Gables that just weeks ago was the scene of a bizarre hostage crisis, has been robbed yet again. The latest robbery went down around 10 a.m., when a man entered with what appeared to be a gun a gave a teller a note demanding cash.


The Miami Herald reports that man believed to be about 25-years-old, entered the bank at 1500 S. Dixie Highway with what seemed to be a gun under his shirt. He handed a note to a teller demanding cash, and then walked away with an undisclosed sum.

A security guard was in the bank, but was not alerted until after the heist.

The suspect was wearing a cap in a light hue, and a purple t-shirt with "a flashy animal print."

On September 24, the bank was the scene of another robbery attempt in which criminal kidnapped a teller from his home, strapped fake explosive devices to his chest, and forced him to open the vault before operating hours.

The suspects got away with about $100,000 and are still at large.

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