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Suspect who attempted bank robbery arrested, Fort Pierce police say

Posted at 2:26 PM, Sep 05, 2019
and last updated 2019-09-09 16:49:01-04

UPDATE: Fort Pierce police police say 18-year-old Fearea Lee Sullivan of Fort Pierce has been arrested in connection with the attempted robbery of a PNC Bank on Virginia Avenue.

Authorities say someone saw her photograph on social media and tipped Crime Stoppers.

Police say Sullivan was arrested September, 8 and charged with attempted robbery.


A Fort Pierce bank was the target of a robbery Thursday and police say their suspect is a woman.

The target was the PNC Bank at 500 Virginia Avenue.

Police said the suspect entered the bank around 11:44 a.m. and gave a teller a note demanding money. Police initially said she left with an undisclosed amount, but later corrected that to say she left without any money.

Investigators say the woman was wearing a blue dress with a scarf on her head.

She was last seen heading south on South U.S. 1.

Police are circulating her photo on social media.

If you recognize her or have any information, you are asked to call Fort Pierce Police Detective Michael Dini at 772- 467-6880 or 772-979-1404. You can also leave an anonymous tip with Treasure Coast Crime Stoppers at 1-800-273-8477.